10+ years of using English and I am still not comfortable with the fact that the past tense of "read" is "read, but pronounced differently"
who the hell allowed this
i'm gonna start saying readed
well. 10+ years of learning English tbh. I've only been using it daily for the last uuugh, idk, 5-ish years?
read (present tense) and read (past tense) is similar to function overloading in C++
in this essay i will discuss the similarities between the history of C++ and English
reproduction, but only for the silly joke
@grainloom if you're going to say that, you better stop breading, uh, breeding.
@grainloom I clicked the post with great excitement just to see there is no actual thread and get disappointed
@grainloom By the way, there is also verb-noun overloading, such as:
súbject (n) / subjéct (v)
pérmit (n) / permít (v)
áddress (n) / addréss (v)
(examples taken from https://twitter.com/UINT_MIN/status/1142853613603061760)
@grainloom Read has similar root with raten (to guess). Ironic, isn't it?
Meanwhile, lesen in German and lire in French both are stemming from words meaning to receive/collect.
99% of my log entries start with a present or past tense verb:
Watch This Video
And then there's
Read That Piece
Is it a directive or a record? HMM? ARKANSAS KANSAS?!?!
@grainloom It's a quote from a really funny vine! It's a woman complaining about Kansas being Kansas and Arkansas being Arkansaw 10/10 would recommend