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Does anyone else love a language but just hate learning it?

Or love learning it and then when it comes time to use it you’re just kind like “meh.”

One? Dozens. 

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Simplicity is not a simple thing. Charles Chaplin (via morganathewitch)

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Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness. Katherine Henson (via kvtes)

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  • student: can i borrow a pencil
  • teacher: i don't know, CAN you?
  • student: yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning, being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious
  • BOOOM!
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