+58Covering your ears while in the middle of an important argument is the evolved equivalent of a kid sticking their fingers in their ears and saying "lala" amirite?
+64As a former language teacher, I submit that in order to insure a better foreign and second language learning. it is more fruitfull and rewarding to have an intrinsic motivation (love of foreign language, its sounds, its musicality,its rythm or its syntax, i,e, learning the language for its affective and intellectual value) than to have an instrumental motivation (learn a language to get a degree , a promotion or for multiple purposes external to the language itself, as a means for an extenal goal). Do you think that affectivity does play a major role in foreign or second language learning? amirite?
+70A Canadian linguist of Acadian origin,R Landry, has clearly defined two forms of bilingalism, an« additive bilingualism » which is likely to enrich the mother-language elements and on the contrary a « substractive bilingualism which weaken or impoverish the basic elements of the mother- language or the source language. Could linguistic planners use these definitions, although sketchy , in devising accurate and efficient second language learning programs? amirite?
-66The English language undoubtedly is spoken with the most varied, worldwide, regional accents. Amirite? More
+53It's ok to say God no! on tv when expressing disapproval but it's not ok to say Christ no! amirite?
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-37Suuure, OK, combining 'snark' and 'sarcasm' into 'snarkasm' would make the English language sooooo much more efficient, Dr. Chomsky. amirite?
+92Sign Language Must Be Exhausting. All That Movement to Get Your Point Across, and There's No Whispering. amirite?
-47Who made it a thing that X marks the spot? Why not change it up and make a number or a symbol combination like !!! the new indicator? Amirite?
+71In every language, even if you don't understand it, it's easy to tell when someone is asking a question, amirite?