Yes thank you Nick.
while yes a cause contributing to the fact that tonnes and tonnes of kids and young adults are diagnosed with mental disorders these days IS overdiagnosis, it is also important to note that
like man is it so hard to believe that mental illness is a thing which exists?? and ruins people’s lives?? and living as a kid or teenager with mental illness is really terrible because of ideas like no.2 as well as the notion that ‘it’s the time of your life’ PLUS the added pressure coming from schooling, newfound responsibilities, and both peer pressure and bullying??
You hear singers and guitarists with your ears but you hear bass lines with your heart so don’t go telling me bassists aren’t important
This is absolutely amazing. She’s speaking absolute jibberish in pitch-perfect accents (at least for the ones I’m fluent in, but the rest sound pretty great too). I am in awe. Her Swedish anterior vowels are freaking PERFECT. <3
She does use a few keywords at least for certain languages, like “bonjour” for French, which adds to the sense that you can almost understand it (at least for a second-language speaker or if you imagine you’re in a crowded room).
Another person who’s famous for doing impressions of languages while not actually speaking them was Sid Caesar, who called it “double-talk”. Here’s a Language Log post on how he learned it.
If one more person asks me if I “speak Indian,” I’m going to lose my fucking mind.
‘got herself pregnant’ is the dumbest phrase in the world like forreal if it was possible to get pregnant by ourselves we’d have eaten all the men long ago
it actually is possible to get pregnant (without the sperm of a man whatsoever) using bone marrow from another woman! a child conceived this way can only be female so actually, men are entirely useless. fun fact
let’s begin the feast (◉‿◉✿)