English Is Essentially __________.

“English is essentially Norse as spoken by a gang of French thugs.”—Benct Philip Jonsson
“English is essentially a language that uses vowels no other language would accept.”—Luís Henrique
“English is what you get from Normans trying to pick up Saxon girls.”—Bryan Maloney
“English is essentially a French menu stuttered by a fish-and-chips dealer.”—Kala Tunu
“English is essentially the works of Joyce with the hard bits taken out.”—Jon Hanna
“English is essentially all exceptions and no rules.”—Jonathan Bettencourt
—A selection of “Essentialist Explanations.” Thanks to the Penguin Press for pointing out this gem. (via theparisreview)

English Is Essentially __________.

“English is essentially Norse as spoken by a gang of French thugs.”—Benct Philip Jonsson

“English is essentially a language that uses vowels no other language would accept.”—Luís Henrique

“English is what you get from Normans trying to pick up Saxon girls.”—Bryan Maloney

“English is essentially a French menu stuttered by a fish-and-chips dealer.”—Kala Tunu

“English is essentially the works of Joyce with the hard bits taken out.”—Jon Hanna

“English is essentially all exceptions and no rules.”—Jonathan Bettencourt

—A selection of “Essentialist Explanations.” Thanks to the Penguin Press for pointing out this gem. (via theparisreview)

  1. shrimpwonder reblogged this from ladyoflate
  2. fuckthisqueerlife reblogged this from ladyoflate
  3. ladyoflate reblogged this from runicbasso
  4. gkmon reblogged this from thecroissantgirl
  5. brightisthedawn reblogged this from lsunnyc
  6. snowiedear reblogged this from girlmarauders
  7. bookwormiestofbookworms reblogged this from girlmarauders
  8. girlmarauders reblogged this from thecroissantgirl
  9. thecroissantgirl reblogged this from ishmaeldreaming
  10. aliceincanada reblogged this from bri-ecrit
  11. aricicle reblogged this from whotookmytea
  12. tonyisascienceho reblogged this from prokopetz
  13. thoserats reblogged this from retroactiveeurydices
  14. ishmaeldreaming reblogged this from thisparadoxplace
  15. psychotic-correlation reblogged this from othersideofprobably
  16. sacreamour reblogged this from theparisreview
  17. chase820 reblogged this from mustangsally78
  18. mustangsally78 reblogged this from witharthurkirkland
  19. witharthurkirkland reblogged this from raincloverleaf
  20. raincloverleaf reblogged this from prokopetz
  21. davelisterspudge reblogged this from consistentlycontradictory
  22. virelay reblogged this from lsunnyc
  23. buttonontop reblogged this from anaquana
  24. anaquana reblogged this from cjtheoracle
  25. writingisreality reblogged this from bibliophagism
  26. consistentlycontradictory reblogged this from snarkstark
  27. bibliophagism reblogged this from forumgamer
  28. snarkstark reblogged this from prokopetz
  29. bekstek reblogged this from prokopetz