A Russian token from 1705, meant to certify that the possessor had paid Peter the Great’s beard tax. The tax was part of Peter’s campaign to westernize Russia; Russian men had long worn beards as a sign of religious devotion. Instead of banning beards outright, Peter instituted the tax system – men found with a beard and without a token were forcibly shaved.
Just walking through downtown portland following people with hateful religious signs because that’s just what you do in Portland.
(And No, it’s not something meant to be taken super seriously for anyone who’s about to dive into some deep debate about the sign I made)
jupiter and its signs sagittarius and pisces associates with faith, religion, culture, and philosophy, placements around here, esp neptune in the 9th who perceives spiritual devotion as retribution, jupiter in the 9th, sun in the 9th, jupiter in pisces, jupiter in the 12th house
American knowledge of the States, as known by an American
everyone knows us best for being the most difficult about desegregation
the biggest state and the most ignored-essentially Canada
hot hot hot dry as hell ha ha ha this is hell
Little Rock Nine- also, we are not an extension of Kansas, like at all
LA, San Francisco, the most chill hippy liberals you'll ever meet mixed in with warring druglords, the richest people in the nation, homeless people sleeping on the sidewalk, and a flamboyant gay night scene
we legalized weed and now ppl won't shut up about it
the c is silent asshole
old people, alligators, and an interesting blend of liberals and conservatives shooting swamp monsters
somehow we're more racist than Alabama
lol school, what school
fuck off and don't make fun of my name- also, potatoes
stop illinoying me, haha- there's nothing here
HOOSIER COLLEGE BASKETBALL, home of the angry religious road signs
you fly over us sometimes when you're visiting California
Wizard of Oz and the Westboro Baptist Church
yeah yeah go on, make your jokes about chicken but let's see you resist it bitch
parlez-vous français,salope now enjoy our fucking crawfish
lobsters and commercials about our famed lobster
the most liberal conservatives you will ever meet
boston tea party, boston massacre, we don't pronounce our r's and that's all anyone remembers
we hate Ohio and most of us work for Ford, General Motors Or Chrysler
we're like Canadians but American
it takes like five different songs to remember how to spell our name
our name sounds like misery because that's what it is to live here
montana, mountain, geh it?
half of our state is like Children of the Corn but with less activity
Las Vegas and nothing else, literally nothing
taxes are for communists
we're shaped like a dollar sign, also new york city is totally ours don't believe what anyone says
every one of us has seen a UFO and Spanglish is our official language
we have more than one city you know
biscuists, sweet tea, south carolina is just a knockoff of us
lawnmower races, lol jackets are for the weak, "how are things" "eh, not so bad."
shut up about Glee and we're not fucking iowa, cheap beer, and fuck CNN
We can and will deep-fry anything we want, just try and stop us
the Oregon trail game.
ya want some pop? also, i just hit a deer with my car, wanna come over for dinner, we have deer meat
size don't matter, this is the best state, and you probably only know us cuz of family guy but whatever
Praise Jesus! shrimp, grits, and conservatives, and Southern hospit- wait, what the fuck did you just say about North Carolina?
we're below another Dakota
nashville is fun to say and that dumb pickup line, oh my god, i get it, you're the only ten-i-see, fuck off and shove the bible right up your
trip onto my lawn and I'll blow your head off and it's my god-given right as an american goddamnit burn a flag and i'll be shovin' it up your yuppie ass later
Mormons and that little smudge on the map that's a lake
skiing and the NRA loves using us as a misrepresented statistic
the confederacy didn't win the war, but we sure as hell didn't lose it *burns textbook
it rains. and sometimes twilight fans come to brood.
we split off from Virginia and we thought we were cool but now no one notices us- NOTICE US VIRGINIA
cheese is a valid form of US currency shut up