some of you are fucking elitist.
especially when it comes to the English language
excuse me, but English isn’t the only language in the world. it is a foreign language for most.
next time you want to criticize someone on their English, just think to yourself. do i know any foreign languages as well as this person know English
if the answers if no, just shut your fucking mouth
Germans: Oh you’re learning German? Hey, you’re not so bad at it. Don’t fuck it up though.
French: About time you learned French.
Russians, Koreans, Spanish-speakers: WOW YOU’RE LEARNING MY LANGUAGE? LET ME HELP YOU I CAN GET SOME MATERIALS FOR YOU AND RECOMMEND SOME SITES AND VIDEOS, DID YOU JUST SAY “HELLO” IN MY LANGUAGE? YOU ARE SO GREAT WOW I AM SO IMPRESSED
Dutch: but why would you do this
Fun fact: the Polish word for a “tip” is “napiwek” which literally means “for-beer”. As in “have some money to buy yourself a beer later”.
"you see that language over there?"
*points to language*
"i’m gonna speak it someday"
- english: eight -> night
- german: acht -> nacht
- french: huit -> nuit
- italian: otto -> notte
- spanish: ocho -> noche
- Linguistic science side of tumblr please explain this n+8≈sleepy time equation