whenever somebody says like “so what did you do today?” just look off into the distance and say “the right thing”
mine is hitting me hella hard :/
David: Now that Sasha is 13 she’s officially old enough to join Tumblr.
President Obama: So…she wasn’t before then?
Cicero, circa 43 BC (via amandaonwriting)
“Recency illusion is the belief or impression that something is of recent origin when it is in fact long-established.”
i love pulling out ancient quotes like this whenever someone starts complaining about This Generation and how we’re ruining the world
german proverbs translated word for word.
“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.”
A voice from the back of the room piped up, “Yeah, right.”"
should someone tell him or?
go to google translate. type a sentence in english and translate it to a language of your choice. translate it again to another language. translate it again. and again. and again. translate it 6 more times. then once more. translate it one final time back to english. what are you left with? something that’s completely different than the original.
or as we like to call it
So wird’s gewesen sein.
The Jon Stewart Show, 1995 (x)