Why “Talking Things Through” Is not Always Going to Work

“Although we speak the same language, we are using different tongues.” 

&&Anonymous

Nazi Grammarian Gone Wrong

Grammar Nazi by Element-Spirits

“Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put.”
**Winston Churchill

A Language with bad words. . . like “Wake Up!”

coffee by nilampwns

“Coffee” by Nilampwns

Coffee is a language in itself.

**Jackie Chan

Funny, I have the same problem with Chinese

Speaking English is like tongue-twist for me. I can speak each word perfect, but then you have to string them together like, ‘Blah, blah, blah.’ That’s when I get crazy.
**Jackie Chan

My Problem with Spanish

Speaking English is like tongue-twist for me. I can speak each word perfect, but then you have to string them together like, ‘Blah, blah, blah.’ That’s when I get crazy.
**Jackie Chan

Happy New Year’s!!

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language 
And next year’s words await another voice.” 

**T.S. Eliot

Smile, and the world understands

A smile is the universal welcome.

**Max Eastman

Punctuation Cannot Save All Sentences. . . Lol

Character 1: “The old man thinks he’s in love with his daughter.”

Character 2: “Good God! We’re out of our depths here.”

Character 1: “No, no, no!”  . . . . “Hamlet is in love with the old man’s daughter the old man thinks.”

Character 2: “Ah.”

–Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead

Words: Beautiful in their Horror

“Words! Mere words! How terrible they were! How clear, and vivid, and cruel! One could not escape from them. And yet what a subtle magic there was in them! They seemed to be able to give a plastic form to formless things, and to have a music of their own as sweet as that of viol or of lute. Mere words! Was there anything so real as words?”

**The Picture of Dorian Grey