phineas p. gage

  • Me: *names my son phineas*
  • Person: did you literally name your son after a Disney cartoon
  • Me: actually I named him after Phineas P. Gage, he was an American railroad construction foreman remembered for his survival of an accident in which a large iron rod was driven completely through his head, destroying much of his brain's left frontal lobe, and for that injury's reported effects on his personality and behavior over the remaining twelve years of his life—​effects so profound that (for a time at least) friends saw him as "no longer Gage."
  • Me: also I fucking love phineas and ferb