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Intimidating things

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The book has been adapted into other media several times, including an animated short in 1974 (with an updated version in 1988); a 1980 opera; and a live-action 2009 feature-film adaptation, directed by Spike Jonze.

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Where the Wild Things Are is a 1963 children's picture book by American writer and illustrator Maurice Sendak, originally published by Harper & Row.Learning to be intimidating can also help you avoid being intimidated by others.OPINION: When you have the initials VJ you can guarantee a lot of your nicknames will be explicit. To date I've had BJ, vagina, vajazzle and va-jay- jay.“Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do.If you lift a finger, we will destroy every last one of you.The names that I really hate are: stuck up, ice bitch and intimidating. My bitchy resting face makes Judith Collins look like a Care Bear.

But the one that really riles me up is 'intimidating'.

In the hate column: dictatorship, religion, stupidity, demagogy, censorship, bullying, and intimidation.

In the love column: literature, irony, humor, the individual, and the defense of free expression.

Being named after Oprah's lady parts isn't exactly flattering, although I have grown to love va-jay- jay's subversive sparkle.

But in terms of the other names that I get, the sex ones really aren't that bad.

I've always had it, ever since my early days as a pigtailed know-it-all in junior school.