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Days of the week

whosaprettypolyglot:

The names of the days of the week in Germanic and Romance languages are pretty interesting because they were borrowed several times with people just substituting their own equivalent gods in as a calque.

It started in Ancient Greece, where the days were known as:

  • Sun’s…
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It’s all the city planner’s fault. [x]

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It’s all the city planner’s fault. [x]

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drowsydevastation:

when you know a word in english but not your native language

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when there’s no english equivalent to a word from your native language and vice versa

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accidentally switching between your native language and english in a sentence 

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hearing someone speak your native language when you’re on vacation on some weird ass country

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"How long has it been since someone touched part of you other than your body?"

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