"This guy who stands around talking about etymology at parties, that’s me."
Daniel Radcliffe (source)
The concept of “Proper English” is prescriptivist, racist, ethnocentric, classist and ableist as shit
- student: can i borrow a pencil
- teacher: i don't know, CAN you?
- student: yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning, being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious
the funniest thing is that the tattoo actually reads “part of an asshole race”
- me on a spanish test: cómo se llama, bonita, mi casa, shakira shakira
In Britain, we don’t say “I hate you” we say “you’ve got your own freezer”, and I think that’s disgusting.
Some inspiration from DT (x)
I have never reblogged a gifset on this blog or anything but I think this is important and everyone needs to see it bye
bilingual my ass. you’re either heterolingual or homolingual