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HEY LANGUAGE COMMUNITY!

queenglossophile:

I need your assistance! If anyone is familiar with the Igbo/Ibo language, or knows anyone who is, please hit me up! My choir is singing a song from Nigeria in Igbo and we want to make sure we’re pronouncing everything as well as we can!

Thank you!!!

fuckyeaumass:

valerie-an:

The decals on my dorm wall refuse to stick, resulting in an ingenious representation of actual leaves falling.

They’ll never stick, nothing sticks to those walls

Weeell, it’s not ideal, but sticky tack appears to do the trick.

The decals on my dorm wall refuse to stick, resulting in an ingenious representation of actual leaves falling.

It should be against the law to mock someone who tries his luck in a foreign language.

Chico Buarque in his novel, “Budapest” (via foreignerongermansoil)

uersiculos in me narratur scribere Cinna.
non scribit, cuius carmina nemo legit.


The story goes that Cinna’s writing little verses attacking me. A man doesn’t ‘write’ if nobody reads his poems.

Martial (via life-of-a-latin-student)

polyglotinprogress:

terno | Spanish, “three-piece suit.” 

Juan vestía un terno gris y camisa blanca.

randomfatechidna:

everyone on duolingo is on like their hundredth day streak and im sitting there like

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