Call Me Hopeless, Not Romantic.

Sam, 19.

Anxious, cat-obsessed introvert that really enjoys reading, listening to music, and laughing at silly things.

❝ I haven’t seen the darkest part of you yet, but I promise I’m not running. I will walk the darkest hallways of your mind with a flashlight in one hand and a bat in another ad I will fight any demons that come my way. ❞

- someone that actually loves you. (via sheekeepsmewarm)

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So you know what I don’t get? Why people repeat words. (x)

Grammar time: it’s called “contrastive reduplication,” and it’s a form of intensification that is relatively common. Finnish does a very similar thing, and others use near-reduplication (rhyme-based) to intensify, like Hungarian (pici ‘tiny’, ici-pici ‘very tiny’).

Even the typologically-distant group of Bantu languages utilize reduplication in a strikingly similar fashion with nouns: Kinande oku-gulu ‘leg’, oku-gulu-gulu ‘a REAL leg’ (Downing 2001, includes more with verbal reduplication as well).

I suppose the difficult aspect of English reduplication is not through this particular type, but the fact that it utilizes many other types of reduplication: baby talk (choo-choo, no-no), rhyming (teeny-weeny, super-duper), and the ever-famous “shm” reduplication: fancy-schmancy (a way of denying the claim that something is fancy).

screams my professor was trying to find an example of reduplication so the next class he came back and said “I FOUND REDUPLICATION IN ENGLISH” and then he said “Milk milk” and everyone was just “what?” and he said “you know when you go to a coffee shop and they ask if you want soy milk and you say ‘no i want milk milk’” and everyone just had this collective sigh of understanding.

Another name for this particular construction is contrastive focus reduplication, and there’s a famous linguistics paper about it which is commonly known as the Salad Salad Paper. You know, because if you want to make it clear that you’re not talking about pasta salad or potato salad, you might call it “salad salad”. The repetition indicates that you’re intending the most prototypical meaning of the word, like green salad or cow’s milk, even though other things can be considered types of salad or milk. 

Can I make love to this post?… Is that a thing that’s possible?

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6. You’re drunk and lost walking down the road; who is with you?

I can’t think of anyone who I’d do that with! haha.

23. Were you happier four months ago than you are now?

Naaah. I was pretty happy four months ago but I think I’m even happier now. 

42. Are you available?

nah, dating you, doofus :)

63. What was the last movie you saw?

You and I watched the black and white Mario Bava together the other night but don’t remember the name of it :)

80. Would you get involved with someone if they had a child already?

Ehhh I’d seriously think about that if I were in the situation since they’re probably in a different place in their life than I will be for quite some time.

91. Name four things you wish you had!

a job, a kitten, a car, money.

111. Do you know who you’ll kiss next?

Yep! You! :)





Tiny house built by Heirloom Custom Tiny Homes in Oregon. See more here!

Oh my god, GOALS!

The tiny house movement makes me so happy


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story of my fucking life

Me: I won't let it bother me I won't let it bother me I won't let it bother me
Me: *lays down to sleep at night*
Me: It bothers me, actually it really fucking bothers me, so let's lay here and think and stress about it instead of sleeping.
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❝ I knew I matured when I realized every situation doesn’t need a reaction. Sometimes you just have to leave people to continue to do the lame shit that they do. ❞

- (via xahhx)

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friend: fall out boy has stupidly long song titles




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❝ When you fall in love, you don’t just fall in love with their good qualities and extraordinary features, you also fall in love with their flaws, such as the way they bite their nails, snort when they laugh or even when they get mad or jealous at the little things. You fall in love with the way they roll their eyes when you do something that bothers them. You fall in love with the sleepless nights and the bad fights. When you fall in love, you fall in love with the way their face lights up when you say the right thing. You fall in love with the way they position their body as they sleep and the way they exhale as they change that position. When you fall in love, you fall in love with the scent they leave on your clothing and how it lingers through your room when they’re not around. You fall in love with the way they hold your hand and how softly they caress you. Now falling in love is something you can’t take for granted, it takes hard work and I believe when you truly find that one special person, you will do anything and get through anything just to be with that person. Even if it means going through hell and back. But finding that right person can happen at any time, you can be 14 years old or 83, but love takes time and there’s no need to rush it. ❞

- Skaterparadise (via skaterparadise)

Track: Welcome To New York
Artist: Taylor Swift
Album: 1989
Plays: 166324
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do u ever come across some people who are just SO wrong that you cant even argue with them because the sheer amount of bullshit they are spewing is overwhelming


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Track: Creep (Acoustic Version)
Artist: Radiohead
Album: The Best of Radiohead
Plays: 260851


Creep (Acoustic Version) by Radiohead.

Seriously one of my favorite songs ever. The emotion is just extremely raw on the acoustic version. Complete and utter brilliance.

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❝ All the time I think I can never love you more than I already do. And then you do something or say something, and I love you more than ever. Like just now. Like now. How is it possible? Can you love someone more and more and at the same time, all the time, love them as much as it’s possible to love someone? ❞

- Aidan Chambers, This is All (via simply-quotes)

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