student:
can i borrow a pencil

teacher:
i don't know, CAN you?

student:
yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning, being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious

howidiotic:

pls donโ€™t expect me not to wear the same jeans every day bc that is unrealistic and unfair

'Never be afraid to apologize to your child. If you lose your temper and say something in anger that wasnโ€™t meant to be said, apologize. Children need to know that adults can admit when they are wrong.'
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American Humane Society (via maninsun)

This is so, so important.

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butinblack:

This a a wonderful day. I’ve never seen this one before. — Maya Angelou