the ‘-’ in ‘uh-oh’

Doing that ling thing to get the ling bling.

Jul 30

dealing with people who doubt my choice of linguistics as a major

whatshouldwecalllinguistics:

image

(via didyoudrinkmygingerale)


1nd2rd3st:

honestly if you dismiss someone’s entire argument because of spelling mistakes, as though proper English is the sole measure of intelligence, then maybe your opinions are less respectable than their’s. 

(via hentai-hunty)



penguinswrite replied to your link “Y’all Keep Talking: Lab Scratches ‘Southern Accent Reduction’ Course”

omg my dad and brother work there

wait, so do you know if people were going to be forced to lose their southern accents?


Jul 29

gamko:

Oh, no, of course, you’re right. My mistake.

gamko:

Oh, no, of course, you’re right. My mistake.

(via voicelesspostalveolarfricative)


Jul 27

notallwugs:

Two scientists walk into a bar:

"I’ll have an H2O."

"I’ll have an H2O, too."

The bartender gives them both water because he is able to distinguish the boundary tones that dictate the grammatical function of homonyms in coda position as well as pragmatic context.


Jul 25

allthingslinguistic:

glottalplosive:

there should be a children’s picture book called one wug, two ____, red wug, blue wug.

Since I already had a red wug image from here, I figured I’d better make this. 

image


returquoise:

When you try to think of a word and can only remember it in another language.


tattoo idea

knuckle tats that say LING UIST


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