The English language is a mashed up horror show of other languages – one that’s hard to understand and even harder to learn, if you’re not born into it – but even native speakers might not be aware of all the ways it is so bizarre.

13. We definitely need more ways to throw grammatical shade.

https://prokopetz.tumblr.com/post/165091241637/in-the-modern-idiom-so-bob-said-indicates

12. Make it stop.

https://prokopetz.tumblr.com/post/155623392607/instead-of-saying-common-perfectly-serviceable

11. All of the above.

https://shmeards.tumblr.com/post/91407543384/informal-poll

10. Really?!

https://carry-on-my-wayward-butt.tumblr.com/post/181972817066

9. Because who needs sense?

https://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/185000164853/tilthat-til-that-many-non-english-languages-have

8. Contractions mean so many things.

https://suicidallyreckless.tumblr.com/post/31704740502/fuckyeahauthordog-case-for-eviction-do-you

7. Godspeed.

https://emblian.tumblr.com/post/112807657106

6. A fair point.

5. We need this remake now, obviously.

https://invicxtus.tumblr.com/post/111103216837/i-mean-yes-this-is-funny-but-mostly-im-just

4. Why though?

3. I hate myself for reading all of that.

https://swampxwitchxhattie.tumblr.com/post/182493141523/any-noun-can-become-a-verb-if-you-dont-care

2. Then sometimes it’s so obvious that you miss it.

https://novena5.tumblr.com/post/85197300097/revengeance-im-so-fucking-pissed-off-i-just

1. You can never un-read these.

https://ernmark.tumblr.com/post/166294025639/just-learned-about-garden-path-sentences-theyre

 

Go forth and sound smart!