Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Hey guys! It's 2014! I mean, 2015!

And we still have to do the hard work ourselves if we want anything to change. Here are some excellent wishes for 2015. Happy New Year!

It's 2015 and my parents still batter their laptop keyboard as if they're using Jessica Fletcher's ropey old typewriter. Makes me wince. (@woodo79 )

It's 2015 and Rita Ora's cleavage is somehow considered offensive. (Hollie DeBaro ‏@hoalii)

It's 2015 and my mom still prints out MapQuest directions and uses them to get places.

It's 2015 and people are still dying because of the cold weather I really don't get it. (@TheMcBang )

It's 2015 and @945Kfm is listing movies in which "a man may cry". Dear KFM Neanderthals: men may cry whenever they want to. (@TomEatonSA)

It's 2015 and girls still have that "I don't text first" rule. (Dylhan ‏@TheRealDylhan )

It's 2015 so cheating, lying, not being loyal, etc. is played out. Time to grow up or just stay single. (@Futurehendrixx)

It's ridiculous that it's 2015 and it's still not socially acceptable to like one direction. (@larryskey)

In 2014, contending that a man still serving a rape sentence shouldn't be playing professional football really shouldn't be controversial. (@MickPCollins )

It is the year of our Lord two thousand and fourteen and many people are still afraid of people with different colored skin. (dead internet dad ‏@Fauxgyptian)

Child poverty at 49% in Tower Hamlets. In London. In 2014. (@HeardinLondon)

It’s 2014! India’s got a space programme! (Simon Reeve on hearing that untouchables are not allowed to step into the shadow of a higher caste Indian.)

 Its 2014, why do we accept 'magicians' are simply sleight of hand illusionists but indulge 'psychics' with their 'contacting the dead' BS. (‏@woodo79)

You don’t really expect to see statements like this in in the UK 2014: NUJ calls for end to threats and intimidation of journalists reporting on the referendum in Scotland. ‏(@How_Upsetting)

It’s 2014. (@everydaysexism quoting headline: Mother of three poised to lead the BBC.)

Can't believe its 2014 and I still have personal failings smh. (Mallory Ortberg ‏@mallelis SMH = shaking my head)

It is insane that California has a whooping cough epidemic in 2014. (

What do we want? Equity! When do we want it? Now please! (it IS the 21st century after all...) (

Read this by @SarahMillican75. It's ludicrous that she should be subjected to this sort of bullying in 2014.

"Have you had any maids or cooks that were satanical, made your life hell?" Libby Purves, Radio 4, 21st century. (@robertrotifer)

It was par for the course for coaches to motivate players by calling them "homo," "girl" and "sissy." But it's the year 2014, and I expect more from UI and its athletics director. (

Blue kinder eggs and pink Kinder eggs. Advertised on Channel 4 in 20 bloody 14? (@DAaronovitch)

I can’t believe we’re still talking about equal pay in 2014. (Elizabeth Warren)

Bbctbq Stop that man talking. It's 2014 we've found out why all this stuff was written and who it was written for. (‏@TheJanHarvey Prog full of fundamentalist End Timers Mar 30 2014.)

Overheard: 'She's a lesbian, but she's really lovely'. It's 2014. (‏@cluedont)

"We must make immigrants' lives unbearable" The Greek chief of police actually said this. In 2013. (Feargus O'Sullivan ‏@FeargusOSull)

More here, and links to the rest.

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