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Man Lies To Wife's Parents About Speaking French, Gets Invited To Paris

The real kicker here would be if his wife's parents are well aware that he was lying, and are just seeing how far they can play this out. Maybe they saw through the guy's lies from the start. Either way, it sounds like he's got plenty of time to study up on French, before he actually gets to Paris. 

Man lies to his wife's parents about being able to speak french, and gets invited to Paris | r/tifu Join u/SullivanFilm 14h 1 3 TIFU by falsely claiming speak fluent french my wife's parents 6 years ago and now going Paris together M This fuck up started 6 years ago met my wife's parents first time. Thought had been determined make great first impression, ma and pa weren't thrilled about their country girl being stolen away them by city boy.
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Quick Tumblr Post Defends English Language

This quick and entertaining Tumblr post makes some solid points about how much more complex and confusing the English language could truly be. 

A quick Tumblr post defends the English language | theaustinstollhaus people go off about English is worst language just wanna point out few things Our future tense requires only one word (looking at Spanish Words don't change meanings depending on tone (Cantonese don't live some bizarre Beauty And Beast world where give inanimate objects genders (romance languages, German)
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Tumblr Thread: Hilarious Translation Fails From A Summer Camp Book

This fun Tumblr thread captures the hilarious misunderstandings that can result from translating an English book. In this case, it's an innocent book about summer camp that results in all kinds of misinterpreted sentences. Sometimes getting lost in those translations is a fun business. It would be just a little frightening if one had chipmunks ("tiny wolves") running around their summer camp. Check out more completely random, strange, and hilarious Tumblr gems over here.

Fun Tumblr thread about hilarious translation fails from book about summer camp | hedgehog-moss One first books read English as kid, maybe 1 year after started leaming English booklet with title like Have Great Time at Summer Camp don't remember exact title and know only picked up because other books English my school's library looked way beyond my level, stuff like Austen and Dickens summer camp booklet didn't look to0 interesting but small with simple sentences ended up being fascinated with b
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Wonderfully Mistranslated Shirts

Stylistically speaking, it's probably more important to the wearer in these case just to have English on the shirt than to care about what it actually means. It's kinda like when someone gets a tattoo in a language they don't understand. They think means "energy" but really it means "steak and eggs." Literal translations in any language can turn into beautiful nonsense.

Funny mistranslated shirts | back of a shirt that reads PIG IS FULL MANY MANY CATS | I LOVE CASIO Cash Alcohol Sound Intellectuals Omelet
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Insightful Tumblr Thread Breaks Down Meanings Of Different Figures Of Speech

Just a quick reminder that you're great, and the english language actually supports that theory! 

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 consultingmoosecaptain See also: Blood is thiekerthan water blood covenant is thicker than water womb. Meaning relationships formed by choice are stronger than those formed by birth | espurr-roba Let's not forget Jack all trades, master none" ends with "But
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Man Mistakes Mispronunciation For Lisp For Years

Just when we thought we'd seen it all, we come across this lovely TIFU that involves a dude learning that he in fact did not have a lisp, and was simply mispronouncing the letter "s." Honestly, we're just glad that he was able to make the realization while he's still got the rest of life ahead of him. Better to learn late than never. 

Man thinks he has lisp for years, and learns he's been mispronouncing the letter "s." | r/tifu Join u/sxmilliondollarman 17h TIFU by thinking had lisp my whole life 38 M Ssssso, where do ssstart? First obligatory this happened since forever ago present, but have now had crazy realization. My entire life l've been self conscious about speaking because my "lisp".
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Tumblr Thread: Scientific Language Is A Punny Goldmine

This fun Tumblr thread highlights how scientific language is way more punny than it gets proper credit for. Just think, if some of us had paid more attention in science classes growing up, we might've noticed all these gems. Fruity fly people sound like a whole lot of fun. 

Check out another fun thread from the brilliant minds of Tumblr that highlighted how Pokémon's probability system is madness.

Tumblr thread highlights how scientific language is full of hilarious puns | fuckingflying hate linguistic anthropology. Why? One most influential experiments linguistic anthropology involved teaching chimp asl. One most influential linguistics is named Noam Chomsky know chimp's name Nim Chimpsky. Fucking monkey pun. | There's group very important genes determine if body develops right shape/ organization they are called hedgehog genes, because fruit fly geneticists are all ridiculous different
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Attempts At The English Language That Failed Miserably

Fully grasping any language is no easy matter. It's tough. And the English language is filled to the brim with difficulties it doesn't get enough credit for. Especially those strange spellings that just don't match up with how we envision the word being spelled, due to how it sounds. These attempts at the English language just crashed and burned in a pit of fail. 

A collection of various English language attempts that failed miserably | ofools not gonna say again BOG is wetland is acidic FEN is wetland is alkaline vampireapologist FINALLY someone said quasi-normalcy SWAMP is wetland whose vegetation consists trees or other woody plants MARSH is wetland with other forms vegetation lesbianshepard LITTLE LOUDER PEOPLE BACK
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AskReddit Thread: English Language Rules That Baffle People

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going that has people who picked up English later in life, or as a second language, describing the parts about the language that baffles them the most. Learning new languages is certainly not an easy thing to do. Maybe some folks that have muddled through the disorienting process of learning a new language, or picking up English, will connect on a deeply painful level with these replies. 

A collection of AskReddit replies to people's struggles learning English | arnoldone 12h Why are there words even though they are spelled exactly same, they are pronounced different based on context guy is an invalid, he is bound his bed strategy used is invalid shouldnt have ever been accepted read every night read whole book while on plane.
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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 "
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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.
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Twitter Thread: English Teacher Meets Foreign Student With Understanding

This wholesome Twitter thread from @AskAKorean, includes a story about their experience with taking a quiz in an American classroom shortly after immigrating. Naturally, the quiz was confusing in the whole new language presented. But, the teacher met the student's confusion with kindness and understanding. That understanding ultimately propelled the student forward with excitement and passion. A little push can go a long way. 

Twitter thread about a non-English speaking student's heartwarming gesture | T.K AAK AskAKorean 2d my second day at biology class. There quiz. My bio teacher, Ms. Gallagher, told didn't have worry about quiz since just got class, but gave quiz sheet anyway. ITS SPRING!
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Quick Tumblr Thread Is An Australian Rosetta Stone

This ended up being Rosetta Stone for a single language. This quick and funny Tumblr thread takes us on a quick tour of the many ways we can express one thing, when it comes to language/cultural references. 

Quick and funny Tumblr thread sums up Australia perfectly | @gotitforcheap-deactivated201611 if american and coming australia gonna go ahead and say should be 100 percent way more worried about being king hit by dude named "dane bintang singlet than any fucking spiders exist here marimopet does this say english
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Quick List Appreciates English Language Struggles

Word nerds will love this. Everyone else might have some mixed feelings about the strange complexities of the English language. 

A quick list shows off the struggles of navigating the English language | English Game: place word "only" anywhere on sentence She told him she loved him. parkourtoyoutoo: shadowwraiths: Ladies and Gentlemen English Language are doing? STOP. THIS IS NOT FAIR | If can correctly pronounce every word this poem will be speaking English better than 90 native English speakers world. crimsun Dearest creature creation, Study English pronunciation will teach my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and
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"Amid" Is The New Coronavirus Buzzword

Yep, it would seem that the latest buzzword to come out of Coronavirus coverage across news media outlets, is the word, "amid." What about amidst? What'd amidst ever do to anyone? In all seriousness, everyone stay safe, and wash those hands!

People on Twitter react to "amid" being the new Coronavirus buzzword | tweet by dayana sarkisova @dsarkisova no one: absolutely nobody: editors working on coronavirus coverage: amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid amid
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In case you ever wondered what it'd sound like if a southerner spoke some Spanish, this video will fulfill that curiosity. His vocabulary is apparently on point, but his accent on the other hand, is all over the place.