ink-and-bee asked: That awkward moment when you are talking to a friend about their recent relationship troubles and you almost say, "But you are doing yourself a discredit!" And you have to remind yourself that people don't really talk like that anymore. - awkward anachronisms with Jane, #124
thequeenmermaid asked: I just found this on Mental Floss and immediately thought of you: "In 2010, a sex pheromone found in male mouse urine was named 'darcin,' for Jane Austen's Mr. Darcy." You're welcome.
sapientia-stulti: Emma is all pastels, light colors, incredibly soft, without anything dark to mar it. And very very fluffy. Pride and Prejudice is jewel tones, dark greens and purples with perhaps a sudden dash of bright color to add interest. Persuasion is dark colors (especially reds), that have faded well with age with just a hint of a rosy hue on the edges. Mansfield Park is simple, drab...
give up the act guys, you can't fool us!
theotherausten: i see this one’s making the rounds again!
On January 28, 1813, Pride and Prejudice was first...
ravengoodwoman: tyrannosarah-rex: I’d just like to take a moment to congratulate Jane Austen on being awesome. CLAPS ALL THE CLAPS FOR JANE (And next year will be 200 years! Amazing! Fantastic!)