When you study linguistics, the number one thing you learn is how many people have no idea what they’re talking about when the word “linguistics” leaves their mouth.
science fiction was invented by a woman
don’t you ever fucking forget that
in mary shelley we trust
I swear to god that I almost have an anxiety attack every time I start to feel my limbs, especially my fingers, tingle or start to fall asleep. Especially when I know I haven’t eaten or slept much. 9 times out of 10 it means a migraine that will have me in bed and in pain for at least 6 hours. And when it happens at work it’s even worse ‘cause I don’t know if I should call my supervisor about possible coverage when it starts or wait to call until I actually have a migraine. Grrrrrr I want them gone from my brain.
When wives bring home more bacon than their husbands, household budgets surely may sizzle but in some cases, men may pay a price. Some guys who lose their role as primary earners are known to lose sexual steam and may deal with insomnia and other issues, researchers say.
In relationships where women’s wages become slightly fatter than what their spouses pocket, scientists have determined that men are about 10 percent more likely to require prescription pills to combat erectile dysfunction, insomnia and anxiety, according to a recent study by Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School.
Media backlash to the new research on breadwinning mothers.
so angry i am cackling
look here, men and the media: you can’t have it both fucking ways
you can’t paint women who marry men who make more than them as worthless gold-diggers AND whine and cry about the poor menz fee-fees when women go out there and make their own fucking money.
i s2g i am going to find way to tap into the forces of darkness and then you motherfuckers are gonna know real pain
I like how sweden just decided one day that gender is fucking bullshit so they got a gender neutral pronoun and stopped separating boy clothes and girl clothes and have pictures of spiderman pushing a baby stroller in a toy magazine why isn’t every country like sweden
you push that stroller sassy spiderman!
you fight those bad guys girlfriend!
you style that hair lil’ dude!
“In English,” Professor Austin said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative.”
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