“Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or more sonically pleasing. Its international usage comes from forceful assimilation and legacy of colonialistic injection. It isn’t a deed that one should take pride in.”
— my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via kwonri)

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Completely different indeed

askaceattorney:

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Looks like the new Ace Attorney will be taking place in the Meiji Period in Japan.  Apparently this fellow is named Naruhodou Ryuunosuke, making him Phoenix’s ancestor.  Maybe maybe his assistant will be Ami Fey.

I don’t know, guys, I’m worried about them still trying to reclaim whe original trilogy’s magic when they never had to lose it in the first place but this is Takumi back in charge.  I guess we’ll see what happens in the months to come.

-The Mod

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“If someone can be kicked out of school for copying a paper, a person should be kicked out of school for raping another human being.”
— Wagatwe Wanjuki, UVM Dismantling Rape Culture Conference 2014 (via byebyethinspo)

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“Oppressed groups are frequently placed in the situation of being listened to only if we frame our ideas in the language that is familiar to and comfortable for a dominant group. This requirement often changes the meaning of our ideas and works to elevate the ideas of dominant groups.”
Patricia Hill Collins (via queerintersectional)

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ace-lazyass:

posting this wip before i go to bed

there was a post that said ‘Imagine your OTP slow dancing and person A sings the lyrics into person B’s ear.’ 

and i imagines Miles singing to Phoenix on their wedding day <3

THIS

THIS IS THE POST THAT WAS SO CUTE I COULD NOT TAKE MY EYES OFF IT AND THEN MY BUS TO SCHOOL JUST NYOOOOOMED PAST ME

i got so engrossed browsing the narumitsu tag that i missed my bus to school and my mum had to give me a lift

hints-of-sarcasm:

There needs to be a phrase for “I acknowledge your apology and appreciate it but it does not make things better.” instead of just saying “It’s okay.” all the time. 

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afghangster:

i have no time for professors or people in general who don’t even attempt to pronounce your name correctly and dismiss you when you try to correct them. this guest professor butchered my name numerous times and I told him the correct pronunciation for the third time and he…