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33 Linguistic Memes For Lovers Of Language

Language and memes have a lot in common if you think about it. They're both important communication tools. Both are ever-changing foundations of contemporary culture. Both often require some context to better understand their nuances. It makes total sense that a linguist might be interested in image macros. Memes sort of function as a writing system used to tell stories—like 21st century hieroglyphics. If you're into both memes and linguistics, this batch of wordy memes about the quirks of language might be right up your alley.

language, linguistics, words, language memes, funny memes, memes, vocabulary, latin, funny, grammar memes, word memes, literary memes, semantics | assassinregrets im just cherokee language has verb tense specifically notes exclusion person conversation so there's going going going, and going (but not love madmaudlingoes This is called "clusivity" and 's found bunch languages, including Chechen, Vietnamese, Samoan, and Quechua. spinningyarns Some languages just side-eye harder than others. Source
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This Tumblr Thread Highlights How F*cked Up Languages Are

If you've ever studied a language then you know how stressful it can be, and it doesn't help that native speakers can't even explain to you why the rules are the way that they are! 

tumblr goes into how messed up learning other languages can be
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pun latin carpe diem carp - 6981004544
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SEIZE THE CARP technically it's "Carpe carpa"

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unicorn corn uni latin literalism one double meaning - 6824321792
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Don't be fooled by its adorable exterior, though. This uni-corn is actually a kernel in its nation's army. - Matty Malaprop

double meaning Hall of Fame latin literalism pig pig latin - 6497270016
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Hat'stay neoay eryvay ducatedeay igpay, fiay ouyay skaay emay! - Matty Malaprop

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