@Ruymotxo se que no es lo mismo, y la edición es una mierda porque la he hecho yo, pero creo que identifica bien lo que quiero decir.

@Centinela_en_el_Exilio Pues te quedó guapísima. No me había dado cuenta hasta ahora de lo confusa que es esa frase. 😅

@Ruymotxo it can be understood through tough, thorough thought, though


English is hard, it can be understood through a though thorough thought, though

@Ruymotxo I'm just seing now I made a mistake in this toot XD

@Ruymotxo I assume TROUGH is over to the side, arrogantly leaning against a wall, waiting for its turn to kick the victim.

@Ruymotxo Such things are actually easier to memorise for a foreigner, as there’s no layer of spoken norm of the language that would already be in place before the writtern norm is taught. ‘Though’ and ‘thought’, ‘than’ and ‘then’, a foreigner who was taught English by the books, would never write ‘alot’. Also this is the type of meme, that’s made by native speakers out of spite to their own language.

@tija as a non-native speaker you are talking facts. Never has these words troubled me when I was learning english

@shark @Ruymotxo Like open twitter on any topic of the day and review all the threads in depth.
@tija @Ruymotxo
>that’s made by native speakers out of spite to their own language.

oooooh it's time for me to come in and be that person - what you're talking about is called "reanalysis" and happens all the time in language and is part of how it changes. the indefinite article often jumps the space gap in written language

for example "an apron" is a "mistaken" form of "a napron", children growing up hear a set of sounds and analyse them in a different way to how they originally were, and sometimes letters jump between the noun and the article

@Ruymotxo Oh the feeeeeeeeeeeeel. I finally choose to go random and hope that people will assume I did a typo.

@Ruymotxo "trough" is elsewhere, beating up a different english learner who wants to talk about farms and/or sporting event restrooms.

@Lunnaris @Ruymotxo yo me voy a poner una alarma en el móvil para hacerlo

@Ruymotxo Um, can we please NOT make memes depicting police bruitality? I know it's fake an acted, but it IS triggering as fuck.

I think it's a good way to depict people being beaten by a group of normative things imposing rules.

The meme isn't a creation of mine, I've just took it from somewhere and tooted it. My toots rarely reach 10 favs, so I didn't think this would viralize (I thought that virals didn't exist in the fediverse).

I often make jokes about cannibalism, impalements or guillotine. I'm disgusting and a little bit idiot but very sexy and funny too. Follow me for more unfair stuff (in Spanish).

meta, CWs, cop memes 

yeah well, it's the recent events that happened at Portland, and all over the US. A lot of us, and not only close witnesses/victims, were affected by it. One can actually get PTSD over something we watch on the internet. :blobconfused:

I understand you didn't expect this to get this big, and I know it wasn't your intention to upset anyone. But the internet is a creature with a mind of its own, you never know where your posts are gonna end up. :blobshrug:

How about we do this: the next time you post a meme with a sensitive topic, you put it in a CW with something like "fake police violence, meme". So that whoever opens it will know that if they get triggered, it's on them and not on you. That's why we have CWs.

Thanks for listening, and have a good day :blobthumbsup:

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