“In English,” Professor Austin said, “a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn’t a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative.”

A voice from the back of the room piped up, “Yeah, right.”


Linguistics joke « The Diacritics  (via punctures)

(Source: katydidkatydidnt)




breathtakingdestinations:

Helsinki - Finland (by Minna Sairberg)

1975skittles:

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lookbookdotnu:

Roots (by Adriana Gastélum)


wolverxne:

Winters Night | by: Darren White




Niavaran Palace in Tehran, Iran. 

stunningpicture:

Found this masterpiece down a side street whilst visiting Paris recently