It’s like this chemical thing. You know? Everytime she starts laughing, I just want to pull my arm off, just so I have something to throw at her.
They tell me you are wicked and I believe them.
And having answered so I turn once more to those who sneer at this my city, and I give them back the sneer and say to them:
Come and show me another city with lifted head singing so proud to be alive and coarse and strong and cunning.
Here is a tall bold slugger set vivid against the little soft cities.
Bragging and laughing that under his wrist is the pulse, and under his ribs the heart of the people.
Carl Sandburg (x)
City of big shoulders
“A scarlet steam engine was waiting next to a platform packed with people. A sign overhead said Hogwarts Express, eleven o’clock. Harry looked behind him and saw a wrought-iron archway where the barrier had been, with the words Platform Nine and Three-Quarters on it.
Smoke from the engine drifted over the heads of the chattering crowd, while cats of every color wound here and there between their legs. Owls hooted to one another in a disgruntled sort of way over the babble and the scraping of heavy trunks.”Happy September 1st, y’all!
The key to mastering the Finnish spoken language is knowing what “vittu” and it’s derivatives mean in any given situation.