I can understand and forgive other common spoken and written mistakes in English. They can be confusing. But this simple conjugation, when you conjugate almost everything else with ease and fluency, evokes psychological conflict you don’t even know you’re experiencing.
When I emailed him asking if he would mind being interviewed for a newspaper article he responded with, “It’s a date.”
“But what will you do with a writing degree?”
I read AP exams in the past. Most memorable was an exam book with $5 taped to the page inside and the essay just said, “Please, have mercy.”
1. From the moment you declare your major, you will claim authority over any and all grammar or spelling disputes that arise in everyday conversations.
For the lack of better terms…to poor punctuation, I never thought to end my words with periods because maybe I wanted the last words with you, but at the same time, I didn’t want my thoughts to end or to…
I got about half.
Ever think what your life would be like if you were born somewhere else? Take a second to appreciate if you learned English just by growing in a certain place, instead of having to study this incredibly frustrating, but useful language.
Writing is something that should be shared, and Thought Catalog enables that sharing without prejudice and without the elitism of the publishing industry.