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kleinbl00  ·  229 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: PSA: The hubwheel is not a "like" button.

Pretty sure that one's been pejorative since Erasmus.

_refugee_  ·  229 days ago  ·  link  ·  

How do you feel about notoriety because I feel like people who use it to mean fame are fucking idiots

kleinbl00  ·  229 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Tricky one, isn't it? If you frame yourself as an antihero, notoriety is fame. When Elliott Ness referred to Capone's notoriety, he was arguing that Capone was an infamously bad dude. But if you viewed Elliott Ness as the bad guy, notoriety is dope. I mean-

But I also think that the meaning was diluted a long, long time ago because

_refugee_  ·  228 days ago  ·  link  ·  

i mean juicy over hypnotize erry day 'bl00