"Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or more sonically pleasing. Its international usage comes from forceful assimilation and legacy of colonialistic injection. It isn’t a deed that one should take pride in."
my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via commanderspock
(Source: maarnayeri, via surbeat)
Frankenstein enters into a body building competition and finds he has seriously misunderstood the objective
"If you leave, please stay gone"
do you ever have second-hand obsessions
like one of your friends is super obsessed with a thing so whenever you see something about it you’re like “YES THIS THING” but you’re not the one obsessed with it. they are. you know very little about this thing and yet it still excites you because it excites your friend
Where are the coquis when you need them? I just wanna hear their little lullaby as I fall asleep.
My password is your graduation date. Idk if it’s bc a little bit of me I misses you or if I’m just too damn lazy to break the muscle memory.
The #YoungLords, a militant community-based group in the 1960s & ’70s, honored with a street naming today in #ElBarrio, #NYC. Photo: Andrew Padilla