lady-of-greenwood pomme-poire-peche getinmyglitterpants languages-georg So I used to have a Russian friend who had a pretty thick accent and like a lot of Russians tended to eschew articles She would say things like Get in car And stuff Well one day this asshole who had been kind of tagging along with us asks her why she talks like that because it makes her sound dumb and I still remember her response word for word Me? Dumb? Maybe in America you have to say get in THE car because you are so stupid that people might just get in random car but in Russia we don't need to say that We just fucking know because we are not stupid One time I was proof reading a paper for a Russian student As I was correcting her paper with her the many mistakes in her grammar started weighing on her I asked her what was wrong and she said almost sobbing In Russian I am so intelligent and clear In English I am like an idiot Respect to anyone trying to master a foreign language I get so sad thinking about that student Do you know how frustrating it is To have people laugh in my face because I'm struggling to find the words? n m You should try talking in my shoes fori one mile think you meant know whatl meant to mean Do you know howsmart Iam in Spanish of course you dont Full offense but people who make fun of someone else's accent or belittle their limited vocabulary when they're speaking a language not native to them are fucking disgusting and are just begging to be punched They're speaking your language because you don't know theirs That's not something they should be made fun of it's something that should be commended because learning a language is hard fucking work I hate people who do this so much Heres to the posters who feel like they need to apologize for imperfect English Meme











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