all I wanted a minute ago was the 54-ish seconds of beauty, contained in the vidya of the turkeys being pardoned. The 1-minute ish vidyas sent out by this admin are beautiful and inspiring every time and don't get shared enough. Yes they seem Boomer-pilly but I think are actually a reclamation of Americana.
@salsaqueen I’m still trying to find “vidya” in the dictionary. Likewise with “Boomer-pilly” and “ish”. It all probably means something. 🤔
@MartinJJ I really need to improve my writing, this is a sentencing hearing (of me) now
Vidya - video
Boomer-pilly - inspires towards "Boomer mindset" and false sense of complacency
Ish- approximately, usually a bound suffix but occasionally free
@salsaqueen I was watching some of those van-life videos on YT before. The vegan types with nose rings and guys with hair buns. They all shortened words trying to sound cool. It just sounds stupid. Do not screw up your language. Use capital letters and commas where needed. I can read past it by now, but for many foreigners it probably starts to sound alien. The meaning of your words are lost.
@MartinJJ The sentencing is harsh and fair. Writing and being understood by the audience I'm writing to, is a balance I often butt heads with, and primary in my triage over not sounding alien to ...aliens. *Then* the aliens (probably will include the audience I think I'm writing to in the meantime anyway)
@salsaqueen Try less hard. Just write normal sentences. Even this alien can do it (well, most of the times, not always). Many people already have trouble reading and interpreting normal stuff to begin with.
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