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laserelectric:

can you imagine how fucking relieved the french must have been when we reached the year 2000? 

they went from having to say “mille neuf cents quatre-vingt-dix-neuf” to just having to say “deux mille” to say the year

20 April 2014, 16:45     with 77676 notes     via wingscas    reblog ©wingedpikmin
filled under: language french
"Wir essen Essen in Essen."

—a grammatically correct sentence in German. (via attemptingtolearnlanguages)
19 April 2014, 17:31     with 281 notes     via steff1661    reblog ©frillyfacefins
filled under: language german

Words to describe someone's voice

adenoidal: if someone’s voice is adenoidal, some of the sound seems to come through their nose
appealing: an appealing look, voice etc shows that you want help, approval, or agreement
breathy: with loud breathing noises
brittle: if you speak in a brittle voice, you sound as if you are about to cry
croaky: if someone’s voice sounds croaky, they speak in a low rough voice that sounds as if they have a sore throat
dead: if someone’s eyes are dead, or if their voice is dead, they feel or show no emotion
disembodied: a disembodied voice comes from someone who you cannot see
flat: spoken in a voice that does not go up and down. This word is often used for describing the speech of people from a particular region.
fruity: a fruity voice or laugh is deep and strong in a pleasant way
grating: a grating voice, laugh, or sound is unpleasant and annoying
gravelly: a gravelly voice sounds low and rough
gruff: a gruff voice has a rough low sound
guttural: a guttural sound is deep and made at the back of your throat
high-pitched: a high-pitched voice or sound is very high
hoarse: someone who is hoarse or has a hoarse voice speaks in a low rough voice, usually because their throat is sore
honeyed: honeyed words or a honeyed voice sound very nice but you cannot trust the person who is speaking
husky: a husky voice is deep and sounds hoarse (=as if you have a sore throat), often in an attractive way
low adjective: a low voice or sound is quiet and difficult to hear
low adverb: in a deep voice, or with a deep sound
matter-of-fact: used about someone’s behaviour or voice
modulated: a modulated voice is controlled and pleasant to listen to
monotonous: a monotonous sound or voice is boring and unpleasant because it does not change in loudness or become higher or lower
nasal: someone with a nasal voice sounds as if they are speaking through their nose
orotund: an orotund voice is loud and clear
penetrating: a penetrating voice or sound is so high or loud that it makes you slightly uncomfortable
plummy: a plummy voice or way of speaking is considered to be typical of an English person of a high social class. This word shows that you dislike people who speak like this.
quietly: in a quiet voice
raucous: a raucous voice or noise is loud and sounds rough
ringing: a ringing sound or voice is very loud and clear
rough: a rough voice is not soft and is unpleasant to listen to
shrill: a shrill noise or voice is very loud, high, and unpleasant
silvery: a silvery voice or sound is clear, light, and pleasant
singsong: if you speak in a singsong voice, your voice rises and falls in a musical way
small: a small voice or sound is quiet
smoky: a smoky voice or smoky eyes are sexually attractive in a slightly mysterious way
softly spoken: someone who is softly spoken has a quiet gentle voice
sotto voce adjective, adverb: in a very quiet voice
stentorian: a stentorian voice sounds very loud and severe
strangled: a strangled sound is one that someone stops before they finish making it
strangulated: strangled
strident: a strident voice or sound is loud and unpleasant
taut: used about something such as a voice or expression that shows someone is nervous or angry
thick: if your voice is thick with an emotion, it sounds less clear than usual because of the emotion
thickly: with a low voice that comes mostly from your throat
thin: a thin voice or sound is high and unpleasant to listen to
throaty: a throaty sound is low and seems to come from deep in your throat
tight: a tight voice or expression shows that you are nervous or annoyed
toneless: a toneless voice does not express any emotion
tremulous: if something such as your voice or smile is tremulous, it is not steady, for example because you are afraid or excited
wheezy: a wheezy noise sounds as if it is made by someone who has difficulty breathing
wobbly: if your voice is wobbly, it goes up and down, usually because you are frightened, not confident, or are going to cry
19 April 2014, 16:46     with 137666 notes     via peterparkher    reblog ©arendellious

gradnowwhat:

De-Coding the Office Dress Code! Check out this info graphic!

18 April 2014, 16:45     with 47 notes     via study-blr    reblog ©gradnowwhat
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hellapetercapaldi:

littlesammythemoose:

mapsontheweb:

How to say “I” in various European languages

spain is obviously a lot cooler than all of the other countries

ben

17 April 2014, 19:53     with 86239 notes     via youreawomannowdie    reblog ©mapsontheweb

Emotions (part 2)

17 April 2014, 18:15     with 914 notes     via blackfemalepresident    reblog ©learning-hangeul
filled under: language korean

cauliflowerqueen:

So I decided to put one of these together to refer back to and also help minimize some of my tabs.  Happy blogging dear tumblrbugs! :)

Get Organized

College & Studying

Stress Relief 

Self Help & Helping Others With Various Health Conditions

Bored?

Food

Fitness

17 April 2014, 17:30     with 22154 notes     via study-blr    reblog ©cauliflowerqueen

Verbs - Part 2

koreanwordsandphrases:

오다 - To come

만나다 - To meet

나가다 - To go out

끝나다 - To be finished

끝내다 - To finish

가르치다 - To teach

공부하다 - To study

일하다 - To work

배우다 - To learn

빌리다 - To borrow

말하다 - To speak

보내다 - To send

마시다 - To drink

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17 April 2014, 16:46     with 134 notes     via blackfemalepresident    reblog ©koreanwordsandphrases
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Verbs - Part 1

koreanwordsandphrases:

하다 hada - To do

가다 kada - To go

보다 boda - To see/watch

받다 badda - To receive/get

있다 ittda - To be/exist/have

없다 eobtda - To not be

주다 chooda - To give

읽다 ittda - To read

쓰다 sseuda - To write

듣다 deudda - To listen

살다 salda - To live

자다 chada - To sleep

먹다 meokda - To eat

입다 ipda - To wear

놀다 nolda - To enjoy

사다 sada - To buy

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17 April 2014, 16:45     with 270 notes     via blackfemalepresident    reblog ©koreanwordsandphrases
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serbian word for the day: krompir (potato)

about the potato

16 April 2014, 22:55     with 1 notes        reblog