“…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it. ...When people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is "you like stuff." Which is just not a good insult at all. Like, "you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness.” -John Green.
100,000 notes and I wonder how many people realise this line was improvised by a 7 year old
For those that don’t know, this is a show called Outnumbered. A British show where the child actors are only given guidelines not actual lines so they say whatever feels natural for them to say in the scene. I think only the oldest brother has actual lines. If I remember correctly this girl was the youngest person in the country to ever win a comedy award.
As secrecy over what the code-breakers achieved at Bletchley Park was lifted, more and more people came forward to commend their work. Although full details were still unknown at the time, Sir Winston Churchill credited Alan Turing and his fellow code-breakers as having the single biggest contribution to ending WWII. (x)