A truly MINDBLOWING lesson on the origin of American Southern accents.
Can we talk about the word queue
How many of those letters are really necessary
I count one
If you ever gain my trust and then use a gay slur to describe me, I will claw your fucking eyes out ʘ‿ʘ
I especially like this because it uses the IPA symbols ʘ (for the bilabial click) and ‿ which is used for double articulations / affricates
every time I use “they” to refer to a single gender-unknown person on Tumblr, another piece of my grammar-filled heart shatters, and the pieces scatter at the bottom of hell
“They” has been a singular pronoun for hundreds of years, you melodramatic dipshit.
- Toni Morrison (via tabularasae)
I will never understand people who are like “oh words are just words they don’t have power”
like that is the most ILLOGICAL thing ever
do you even hear yourself?????
the words you are saying have meaning THAT IS THE POINT OF WORDS
THEY MEAN THINGS
^ THIS THIS THIS yes
Isn’t it weird how you would say ‘on’ if you’re talking about a tv show and ‘in’ if it was a movie?
like “she was on Doctor Who”
“she was in The Avengers”
I never even thought about this before.
“In English,” Professor Austin said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative.”
A voice from the back of the room piped up, “Yeah, right.”"
if drake and josh has taught me one thing, it’s that orange rhymes with doorhinge
def not for me though, I say “ah-ringe” (ɑɹɪndʒ) not “or-inge”