So I’ve been noticing some things that I just don’t understand lately.
1. What’s with this whole “I don’t like it so I don’t want anyone else to have it” mentality a lot of people seem to have? Maybe I’m a moron, but if it doesn’t bother me I don’t care that other people do things I don’t necessarily agree with. I mean, I think shrimp is disgusting but I’m not going to gather all of the shrimp-haters and try to get it outlawed.
**Image borrowed from Wikipedia.com
2. Why is it that any time a picture is posted on the internet someone (or multiple someones, usually) is so quick to scream “SHOPPED!” but people still believe (and then repeat) everything they hear?
**Image from MA Family Institute
3. Raisins in cookies. That shit drives me nuts. You think you’re getting a warm, gooey, chocolatey treat…Then you bite into a raisin and your whole day is ruined. Heads up, those sneaky Brits like to call them currants. Don’t be fooled!
**Image courtesy of QuakerOats.com
My mother likes to ignore the way things are spelled and make up her own pronunciations.
Blockbuster = Blockbusters
Episode = Appisode
Andy Griffith = Andy GriffiTT (with lots of emphasis on the TTTTTTT)
It drives me crazy but I can understand where she gets it… My Grandma has her own special language:
Wash = Warsh
Shortening = Olio
Oil = Oral
…And that’s not to mention her way of sneaking “that-there” or “them-there” into every sentence.
It makes me wonder just how I managed to end up such a shining star in the subject of grammar.
Guess it came from my Dad?