what annoys me the most on the fact that I live in a place where English is not the first language is that I have tons of amazing lines in English that would fit perfectly in certain kinds of conversations but I can’t fucking use them because no one would understand
I don’t let a thing like that stop me. People usually assume that I either study English or ask me when I moved here.
(Source: jonathantease, via daleksanddirewolves)
@2 years ago with 10355 notes
#english #truth #best language #words #language
John Green's tumblr: sonder
@2 years ago with 36632 notes
#sonder #obscure words #words #i love words #john green #dictionary of obscure sorrows
n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep…
YES, I need this word! I really love that sensation in a strange sort of way.