Something I love about Marvel

When the trailer for Age of Ultron leaked last week, Marvel didn’t run around trying to shut it down (impossible to do, anyway, but we’ve all seen companies desperately try to close the barn door after the horse has run).

Instead, they tweeted this:

and posted the high-quality version of the trailer themselves.


When things don’t go as planned, may we all be able to pivot with such aplomb.

Ultron logo

Oh that? That’s a *special* kind of mist

“Lonely Standing Stone in mist and rain” by Nic Howes (CC BY-SA 2.0)

You can tell a society’s priorities by its vocabulary. For instance, these recent tweets caught my eye:


Words related to battle and its aftermath? We have loads of those!

Anatomy? Eh, one word should do for all the bendy parts.



Photo: Lonely Standing Stone in mist and rain (Nic Howes) / CC BY-SA 2.0