deanisanactualprincess: grumpygandalf: commander-cosmo: petition for hank green to write a song entitled ‘benedict cumberbatch’ in which he lists all of the names we can give benedict cumberbatch and still understand that it’s benedict cumberbatch make hank green find the thing
acutelesbian: Sometimes you meet someone and even though you never liked blue eyes before, their eyes are your favourite colour now and sometimes you meet someone who can make the sickest addictions seem beautiful and sometimes there’s some people you’d rather sit on a couch with and drink some gas station coffee and read your favourite books over and over while you forget that dinners on the...
[We passed over in a sweep of sorrow that would persist into our small forever.]...– Louise Erdrich, from The Round House (via the-final-sentence)
Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they...– Andy Warhol (via modernmethadone)
No matter how good things are, there will always be solitary nights you spend in...– Dan “Soupy” Campbell (via endangerment)
spanish and italian: So THESE words are feminine and THESE words are masculine, and you ALWAYS put an adjective AFTER the noun.
french: haha i dont fuckin know man just do whatever
german: LET'S ADD A NEUTRAL NOUN HAHA
english: *shooting up in the bathroom*
gaelic: the pronounciation changes depending on the gender and what letter the word starts and ends with and hahah i dont even know good fucking luck
polish: here have all of these consonants have fun
japanese: subject article noun article verb. too bad there's three fucking alphabets lmao hope your first language isn't western
welsh: sneeze, and chances are you've got it right. idfk
chinese: here's a picture. draw it. it means something. it can be pronounced three different ways. these twenty other pictures are pronounced the same but have very different meanings. godspeed.
Arabic: so here's this one word. it actually translates to three words. also pronouns don't really exist. the gender is all in the verb. have fun!
Latin: here memorize 500 charts and then you still dont know what the fuck is happening
Dutch: Have fun trying to figure out whether you should use a D, T or both at the end of a verb.
It is the capitalist industries which are destroying the world, whether or not...– Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervine (via lifeofabarbecue)
heavymittedlove asked two literary questions.
William Shakespeare: Favorite thing about language or writing? I had prepared a pretty long paragraph, but my ask box decided to go AWOL. So… what I love about languages is the fact that it surrounds other things. Contrary to Communication, my last major, I think it is more helpful to us. For example, a language has more to it than what we learn in our classes (Oral, Writing, Grammar and...
northernredwood asked: What one piece of Whovian...
You actually got me there. I have no idea what to say. I mean, us Whovians, we know a lot of things about the Doctor, his companions, the villans and so on. I guess that what I would change is the fact that sometimes we know more about NewWho than ClassicWho, I included. I don’t know much about it and it’s sad because there have been some moments that would be important right now. So...
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Dante: Where would you go for an epic adventure?
William Shakespeare: Favorite thing about language or writing?
Robert Burns: What part of your home are you most proud of?
William Blake: Are you religious? Spiritual? Atheist? Agnostic?
Alfred Tennyson: Who is your hero?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: What would your dream love be like?
John Keats: What inspires you?
Edgar Allan Poe: What do you have nightmares about?
Walt Whitman: Where is your favorite place to be outdoors?
Dorothy Parker: Favorite way to jazz things up?
Robert Frost: How do you comfort yourself when you're down?
Sylvia Plath: What do you hope to achieve in your lifetime?
Learn to listen. This is especially difficult for members of dominant groups. If...– Allan G. Johnson (via wretchedoftheearth)