A smattering of words and other types of non-verbal communication.

21st September 2014

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laurapalmerwalkswithme:

sherilyn fenn

laurapalmerwalkswithme:

sherilyn fenn

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21st September 2014

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Anonymous said: why do black people use you in the wrong context? such is "you ugly" instead of "you're ugly" I know u guys can differentiate, it's a nuisance

miniprof:

rsbenedict:

prettyboyshyflizzy:

you a bitch

It’s called copula deletion, or zero copula. Many languages and dialects, including Ancient Greek and Russian, delete the copula (the verb to be) when the context is obvious.

So an utterance like “you a bitch” in AAVE is not an example of a misused you, but an example of a sentence that deletes the copular verb (are), which is a perfectly valid thing to do in that dialect, just as deleting an /r/ after a vowel is a perfectly valid thing to do in an upper-class British dialect.

What’s more, it’s been shown that copula deletion occurs in AAVE exactly in those contexts where copula contraction occurs in so-called “Standard American English.” That is, the basic sentence “You are great” can become “You’re great” in SAE and “You great” in AAVE, but “I know who you are” cannot become “I know who you’re” in SAE, and according to reports, neither can you get “I know who you” in AAVE.

In other words, AAVE is a set of grammatical rules just as complex and systematic as SAE, and the widespread belief that it is not is nothing more than yet another manifestation of deeply internalized racism.

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21st September 2014

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21st September 2014

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heckyestimanderic:

The first episode of Bedtime Stories aired last night. What did everyone think?

21st September 2014

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21st September 2014

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telltheplanets:

This just in: I’m a pathetic girl.

20th September 2014

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20andahalf:

St. Vincent - KROKODIL

Shut up so I can think
Damn nerves; Damn everything
Never was much for love
But you’re mine, but it’s sharp
Oh my bloody teeth

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20th September 2014

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cinoh:

Cloister by Rosalie Gascoigne

cinoh:

Cloister by Rosalie Gascoigne

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20th September 2014

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20th September 2014

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#timanderic #awesomeshowgreatjob 

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