when did we replace the word “said” with “was like”
When it occured to us that “said” implies a direct quote, while “was like” clarifies that you mean to communicate the person’s tone and general point without quoting them word for word.
English is so cute and lazy
Kayden’s first time experiencing rain (x)
Wow, this was delightful.
I think I reblogged this already. Doesn’t matter. So precious.
Monica Sjoo, The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth
so Charlotte Bronte read Emma by Jane Austen and was really interested in this minor character named Jane Fairfax who was poor and would have been a governess had she not married well and then Bronte wrote her own novel exploring the plight of the poor governess who married this guy named Edward Fairfax Rochester in a novel called Jane Eyre and my point is don’t let anyone tell you shit about fanfiction.
Artist Nathan Pyle's gif guide to NYC street etiquette is handy for any city. Take it to the streets!
I WANT TO IMPLANT THIS IN THE BRAINS OF EVERY FUCKING NYC TOURIST AND NEWCOMER.
This also applies to European cities with teeny narrow streets. OUTTA MY WAY!
This is a survey designed to gather information about the unique ways in which people communicate on Tumblr.
logopheliac is doing a survey for a final project in a class on accents and dialects. Fill it out by this weekend (April 27th) and help a tumblinguist out! It’s a quick and easy survey, and should only take a few minutes. Plus, at the end, you can see previous (anonymous) answers! Pretty neat!
TINY TURTLE INVESTIGATORS: THE CASE OF THE LARGE STRAWBERRY
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE
“HAVE YOU TRIED BALANCING ON IT”
“YES OF COURSE I TRIED BALANCING ON IT JENKINS THIS IS NOT MY FIRST DAY AS A TINY TURTLE INVESTIGATOR”
|—||Margaret Atwood, Cat’s Eye (via elucipher)|
Why do people use the bible as an excuse to be homophobic? Look at all the things the bible forbids.
Just to point this out
he looks really sad about the no football one