a thing americans do that irritates me
just saw something that reminded me of this, but I hate the tendency for us (white) Americans to say "Im French" "Im Irish" "Im ___" when what we really mean is "My ancestors were ___."
I dont mind people being proud of their heritage, I'd be quite the hypocrite for that, but it just seems appropriative (is that even a word?). Many of my ancestors were Scots, but Im not Scottish, and it seems like Id be insulting actual Scots if I claimed to be
@pelagikat mmm, probably-pumpkin soup. My favourite.
@sweetmercury I declare it's the only way you can be sure of intelligent conversation.
Lost #whamageddon today. Given that I work in retail I've probably done well to get this far.
@LungLeg Agreed. Was worried you knew something about a breakup that I didn't.
@feonixrift I'm suddenly feeling a lot more Christmassy
@interneteh Well, that's a gap in your education filled. I remember doing exercise classes to it when I was in primary school...
> what's an "oxford comma", and where can i get one
There you go...
@interneteh That would be a big apiary if there was
@mike there's still the empty house on the other side, right?
@interneteh It has interesting symmetry with "nunnery" too ☺
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