So my partner and I are in a department store, and we're going back and forth discussing how "lorge" a bunch of different pillows are.

And I realize, oh no, we are doing a hecking vowel shift.


@CoronaCoreanici @starkatt vowel shifts that happen due to memes... oh my god, can you imagine if romance vernaculars developed because people wouldn't stop mispronouncing words for fun

@CoronaCoreanici @typhlosion i mean the most supported origin of "ok" is people mispronouncing and miswriting "all correct" as a joke, so.

@starkatt @typhlosion I wonder how hot of a take it is to posit that memes might have existed before language

what were hunter-gatherer memes even LIKE

@CoronaCoreanici @typhlosion by at least one accounting I've seen mentioned: literally all of it.

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