my contribution to the john puns
Anonymous asked: can you do a impression of someone from your class?
Hmmmm….. But who—?
Oh… I got it…..
Revenge is sweet, my friend.
MY NAME’S NIDAI NEKOMARU AND
HA HA HA HA HA!!!! IT IS TRUE!!!! I DO!
I Love balls!
I love big balls, small balls, medium sized balls, squishy balls, hard balls….
I LOVE BALLS!
What a clever and observant person you are!!!!
A few variations of the Panamanian traditional dress Pollera.
In Panama and Colombia, handmade polleras are worn during festivals or celebrations. Currently it is the National Costume of Panama. They are mainly made of cotton and wool, and you will usually see colorful flowers as designs on the pollera. Although they do have a dominant white color. Girls and women would generally own two polleras during their life: one before age 16 and one at adulthood. A single pollera can cost from several hundred to several thousands of dollars and take up to a year to create. The gold and pearl mosquetas and tembleques that provides a pollera are generally passed down as heirlooms through generations. [x]
I’m actually not convinced that doge is a more difficult syntax, actually; I think the opposite is true, at least from a purely grammatical/syntactical perspective. I’d be glad to hear from an actual linguist, since it’s not my official field, but this is my impression.
Doge possesses no verbs, even after the markers (here, the intensifiers) are introduced. LOLcat, on the other hand, has at least four different identifiable verb forms; it has the copula, the present tense, the progressive, and a simplified past tense in which all endings are resolved to -ed (e.g. “i made you a cookie but i eated it”)*.
(*—I’m aware that I’m mixing tense and aspect here, which is why I use “forms” and not either tense or aspect, as my aim is to show the variety of functions the verb can appear in within a LOLcat expression.)
On the other hand, LOLcat tends to not take compounds, be they compound nouns, adjective-noun pairs, or even non-compounded noun abstractions (i.e. in the LOLphilosophers meme, you would be more likely to see “im in ur base, challenging ur superstructure” than “im in ur episteme, exposin the prduction of scientifik knowlidg”). (Both dialects seem to eschew prepositional phrases equally so that’s a draw.)
Basically—doge seems to have a simpler, or at least more regimented, grammatical structure than LOLcat, which in turn seems to allow it to explore more complex philosophical ideas annnnnnd I’ll just show myself out.
the Birthday Wizard is here to grant your every wish (smooches) (by wish he means smooches)
Title: Off I Go
By: Greg Laswell
Off I Go - Greg Laswell
Loose ends tangle down
And then take flight
But never tie us down