An example of Babylonian text, in its original ‘cuneiform’ script from 5,000 years ago, then transliterated into our modern Latin alphabet, then translated into English. Attributed to a ‘Sapiku of Borsippa’ it is a prediction of the future. Sapiku was a 7th century BCE astrologer and priest who was an advisor to the king of that time.
Credits: The Reports of the Magicians and Astrologers of Nineveh and Babylon: Vol II and Babylonian-Assyrian Ittu [Omen] Astrology Before 550 BC via GifCities and Internet Archive, The Visual Astrology Newsletter
Party like it’s Tulum in the year 2012.
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We are all more than we think we are.
Credits: Blacksinger and GIFER, Christian Quotes
I mean, look at that spear he’s holding. Is this a guy you really want to mess with?
Credits: Arqueo Aegyptos via GifCities and Internet Archive
Mary’s a popular one on the biscuit round, but the dieters in the office hate her.
Credits: FISHKI.NET via Charles Smith, Reaction Gifs and Google+, K
Introducing Prince George, future heir to the British throne and son of Princess Kate and Prince William. Recently, Janet Street-Porter, a journalist, presenter and one of the hosts of mediocre gossip show Loose Women, branded the little Prince a ‘cross-dresser’ after being annoyed by his parents’ choice of traditional baby and toddler outfits.
A bit harsh on a two-year-old, don’t you think?. It’s not like he actually picks out his own clothes.
Credit: Giphy via Toronto Sun