Benefits of Speaking Español
badassmexicans: Pressing the #2 on the phone for Español and getting faster service. haha oooh yeah! BAM
bluetoothtoaster: ieithoedd: firetobefree: singers who change the pronouns of songs when they cover them so they don’t seem gay When I sing songs, I usually change them so that they are masculine pronouns xD There’s a version of “Santa Baby” done by a guy, without changing any pronouns. It was on the Christmas playlist at my job for three years. I don’t see anything wrong with...
saɪkoʊ lɪŋɡwɪst: Linguistic facts relating to... →
suziheardasound: The word “woman” is believed to have derived from the Middle English term wyfman, broken down simply as the wife (wyf) of man. In Old English, women were described simply as wyf, while the term man was used to describe a human person, regardless of gender. The…
Rainy Day Inspiration: More Feminist Thoughts →
rainydayinspiration: The more I consider myself a feminist the more I try not to judge women when I look at them. Now, if I catch myself thinking “God, look at that outfit.” or “She could stand to lose some weight.” I stop myself immediately and say (sometimes out-loud) “No. She’s beautiful. Really beautiful.…
Joy is in the ears that hear:... →
peanutbutterandjamzee: lesserjoke: athinkinganimal asked you: Ugh I already made my position clear. If -ism words are used to discuss the experiences of oppressed people, then they are in the same category as slurs. As a white male, I don’t expect you to understand and…
lesserjoke: lightspeedsound: lesserjoke: lightspeedsound asked: fluidity of definition of words like “Racism” and “sexism” have been traditionally used to oppress and negate the experiences of POC/women. So to say “every definition is valid” invalidates the idea that POCs are actually an oppressed group, but rather, simply at the same level as everyone else’s problems. Saying “every...
Disney Songs in Spanish →
For all y’all interested in learning Spanish and who love Disney—here is a great resource. DisneySongSpain has many songs of the most beloved musicals of Disney available to watch in Spanish*. I firmly believe in the compelling input theory of learning languages, that is, that if you watch something that captivates you, you will forget it’s in a foreign language, and the...
the-fuckin-rower: the-saint-jimmy: kaitooo: c-c-chuck: prismaya: mistress0fpuppets: anewmourning: okay, this cements it. pretty much every single time this girl is on my dash, i will totally fucking reblog her. lol OMFG IT’S BACK THANK G-SOOS! I can’t stop laughing always choking ASDFGHUJHGFDS omfg I’m dying As a proud Filipino… I have to say… yes.
There's and there is + plural nouns
didyoudrinkmygingerale: mongoosegangsta: “In an article about shopping for a car: There’s other ways to save money when buying a car. This grammar error has been spreading over the past few years like germs at a nursery school. Is (there’s, of course, means there is) is a singular verb; why would it be paired with a plural noun (ways) after it? There are only one reason (see how ridiculous...
welcome2goodburger: I’ve been learning Spanish for a while now and I want to improve are there any good spanish tv shows I can watch? If you could link me to a website that offers subtitles i’d love you forever and ever! http://www.mitele.es/series-online/ Go here. Watch all da shows—especially La que se avecina. There are no subtitles, but they are useless. Abandon them. They will...
Blacksmiths don't Maybelline: second language... →
starkwaters: I know a goodly number of you lot aren’t native English speakers, and I know some of you are at least partially self-taught. I wonder if you could give me some advice. I would really (really REALLY) like to learn Russian, but there are no classes offered anywhere near my area, so I’m on my own…. Television. Music. Television. Music. That is all.
Our generation's use and choice of diction is...
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Passive Voice Day 2012 →
petrichor-and-papistry: rachelfershleiser: mookieproof: It has again been decided that April 27th will be passive voice day. Fun will be had by everybody as the passive voice is used for tweets, blogs, and casual conversation. The active voice will be frowned upon. The hashtag #passivevoiceday should… This post is to be reblogged to everywhere that blogs are maintained!
A summary of this morning's events.