It's today! ✨

Nothing new to say but I'm resharing my post from last year which is still relevant today (albeit with less eyebrow)

Etymology TIL: the word "cab" (an abbreviation of "cabriolet") for a taxi comes from the Latin for "kid goat" because early cabs had springy suspension that reminded people of bouncing baby goats.

(The "cab" of a truck or train is by analogy to those early horse-drawn taxis.)

Ooh my Mastodon instance has an aporagender flag emoji! :placa_apora:

OK who can help take Matt Mullenweg up on his offer to bring #Tumblr up to full #indieweb standards? cc: @humanetech

Not a joke: this is a very real opportunity... #openweb

If you use to share your name, pronouns and pronunciation on Mastodon, you can now get the verified status for your URL. (This is a great little feature!)

To make this happen, add a link to your Mastodon profile to your "Links" section, for example:

Mastodon noob question: does Mastodon / any client support "lists" like Twitter does?

On that site I was pretty stuck on reading a custom feed of my favourite accounts rather than the main feed of everyone I followed.

My first ever toot had better be something incredibly witty because I'm going to look back on this day for years to come.

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