language

Favorite

Wordy Pun-Filled Memes For Lovers Of Language

Communication is difficult, and if we're being honest the English language is particularly guilty of making no sense. But if you can read English, and are aware of its nuances and absolutely illogical quirks, you'll probably appreciate this batch of memes, tweets and posts. 

funny memes, tweets, puns about the english language, french language, tumblr posts | Andy Ryan @ltsAndyRyan Daughter does gays mean Well know mum and dad love each other two men can love each other same way Her: So 's 'penetrating gays Er read whole sentence Her She stared at him with penetrating gaze Oh | theanimejunkie: bossubossupromode: Two students, James and John were given grammar test by their teacher question is better use "had" or "had had this example sentence teacher collected tests
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Cringey Guy Tries Correcting Grandma on Her Japanese

It would be really interesting to have this much undeserved confidence. Who in their right mind thinks they have a better understanding of a language than an grandma who's been speaking it for her entire life? And on top of that, he goes in and tries to "correct" them. It sounds like a recipe for an extremely awkward relationship. Here are some more entitled people and their demanding boldness, as well as some facepalm moments of mystifying dumbness.

Cringey friend tries correcting actual Japanese grandma on her grammar | commented about this another group but thought would share. My wife is mixed Japanese. She speaking Japanese her grandma dining room while playing video games with friends next room whitest dude our group decided go there JUST tell these women they were using certain words wrong and their grammar incorrect and they should be using "wa" instead ga certain sentence remaining men living room took off our hats and wept
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Enlightening Tumblr Thread On Meanings Of Figures Of Speech

We can all benefit from the pleasant reminder that we're actually radical human beings, and that the English language supports this theory. That being said, we haven't verified these, so they could be totally pulled out of thin air. Doesn't mean we weren't entertained. 

An informative Tumblr thread on actual meanings of figures of speech | dalekitsune phrase "curiosity killed cat" is actually not full phrase actually is "curiosity killed cat but satisfaction brought back" so don't let anyone tell not be curious little baby okay go and be interested world uwu
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Rude K-Pop Fan Doesn't Know Fellow Fan Speaks Korean

Every so often, someone makes the assumption that they can talk mad shit about someone else to their face just because they look like they they're not fluent in their language. It happened in this case where a rude customer didn't realize their cashier was fluent in Mandarin. The look on someone's face when they realize they've been insanely rude must be priceless.

Rude K Pop fan talks badly about the person next to them, unaware they speak korean | r/pettyrevenge Posted by u/thisisdrivingmebatty 1 day ago Bad mouth and assume don't speak language kill with kindness Obligatory on mobile sorry formatting am light skinned Latina American and lived Korea couple years during university and grad school, as my major Korean Interpretation and Translation. During my time Korea lucky enough attend music shows time time kpop uninitiated, music shows are free enter,
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Wordy Memes & Humor For The Cunning Linguists

It's easy to take communication for granted. And we shouldn't. The ins and outs of language are actually fascinating, whether you're talking about the written or spoken word. And there are so many jokes to be made about the words we use to convey information. Some of the examples in this gallery are pretty terrible puns, but there's also a lot of cleverness. You may even learn something new.

Funny wordy memes, bad puns | Kieran @KieranMSimpson common English mistakes mixing up there, their and they're -using wrong too or two -using apostrophes plurals -enslaving innocent people -putting commas wrong place | 90s Arsenal Soccer Club had player called David Dicks he injured Newspaper wrote"Arsenal play without Dicks coach upset so Newspaper changed headline read "Arsenal play with Dicks out record number women attended match. imgflip.com
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Tumblr Thread: Absurd Realities Of The Scientific Language

This is one of those Tumblr threads that's just pure comedy gold. We get a look at how ridiculous the realities of the scientific language are. Scientists would seem to enjoy using a rich vocabulary to illustrate various mishaps and occurrences within the lab. 

A Tumblr thread about how the scientific language makes for ridiculous reports | if read frog paper "specimen released field immediately after capture" chances are very good actually means is dropped damn frog and despite fact fell all over each other no one could recapture "
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Insults That Sound Like Compliments

This fun AskReddit thread has people describing those insults that sound just like compliments. People might be out there trying to squeeze in a dig on you, through the mask of a smile and lighthearted tone. Who knows? Maybe the next time you hear one of these out in the wild, you'll do away with the passive aggressive antics, and ask the person what they really mean. Or just let it slide. 

A collection of insults that sound exactly like compliments. | RetainedByLucifer 22h 1 Award classic hope day is as pleasant as are This is coming retail worker FullI Karen.
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
Favorite

Slang Word of The Day: The Internet Discovers That Norwegians Use The Word 'Texas' For 'Crazy'

Oh, Norway! You cheeky little devil. After a Tumblr post took off this week, the people of the Internet were astounded to learn that Norwegians have a very unique slang word for "crazy" or "wild." TEXAS! That's right, the most proud state in the union is slang in Norway. Let's dig into this...

norwegian slang word makes fun of texas
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

Bilingual Retail Worker Delivers Righteous Revenge To Rude Customer

You never know who speaks your language. So be polite, or you could end up being the bad guy in a Seinfeld-esque shenanigans.

revenge retail worker
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Favorite

10 Information-Packed Maps About Random Things

It turns out that maps are useful for a lot more than geography. These maps give you a whole lot of information you didn't know you needed until now. If you think the world's a pretty interesting place and want to learn more about it, keep on reading. Or head to r/MapPorn for way more maps than you could ever need.

information packed maps about random topics
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
Advertisement
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

These Disney Princesses are singing in the languages their stories originated in, not the actual princesses' native language. So, unfortunately, if you were hoping to see Ariel belt out a bunch of bubbles you will be disappointed.

There's also a second video covering some of the princesses the first video missed:

  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Kieran Murray, an Australian guy traveling the world, noticed how hard it was for people to say one simple Australian greeting.

So he had a bunch of people give it a shot on camera.

Can you say “G’Day mate! How you going?”

Because these people sure can’t.

Advertisement