if you try to pronounce the norwegian word ås in english it sounds just like the english word arse
ås is means hill
ås is also a common surname
i know someone whose last name is trollsås
Madame Henriette de France as a Vestal Virgin, circa 1749, by Jean Marc Nattier.
source: my photos
"[…]From all this you see that both for interest and for honour,it is indispensable that you should take course. Pardon the zeal and attachment that I have vowed to you, and which will never cease to inspire me for you,if I show you hard truths; but I know you are capable of hearing them,and nothing can stop me when it is necessary to serve you. Besides, I think it is a duty to hide nothing from you."- Count Axel von Fersen to Marie-Antoinette on the 4th of December, 1791. (via historyvonfersen)
montagnarde1793 asked: This was kind of begging to be done: Danton. Secretly a virgin.
"I don’t see," said the ghost of Robespierre, peevishly, "I don’t see why so many historians have wasted so much time and ink on whether or not I died a virgin. Why me? If anything, they should be looking at Danton."
"WHAT?" The ghost of Camille Desmoulins, currently haunting a bottle of a nice Spanish red, nothing fancy but well worth some attention, sputtered and surfaced.
"No, really, what?”
"I suppose it’s a stretch to say that everyone knows. But he did confide in me once that he had never—that is—”
"He and Gabrielle had babies. Several! Like clockwork!”
"I happen to know that they had an arrangement. Really, Camille," —the ghost settled his spectacles back on his nose— "Sometimes I think you’re impossibly naive.”
french: haha i dont fuckin know man just do whatever
german: LET'S ADD A NEUTRAL NOUN HAHA
english: *shooting up in the bathroom*
gaelic: the pronounciation changes depending on the gender and what letter the word starts and ends with and hahah i dont even know good fucking luck
polish: here have all of these consonants have fun
japanese: subject article noun article verb. too bad there's three fucking alphabets lmao hope your first language isn't western
welsh: sneeze, and chances are you've got it right. idfk
chinese: here's a picture. draw it. it means something. it can be pronounced three different ways. these twenty other pictures are pronounced the same but have very different meanings. godspeed.
arabic: so here's this one word. it actually translates to three words. also pronouns don't really exist. the gender is all in the verb. have fun!
latin: here memorize 500 charts and then you still dont know what the fuck is happening
dutch: so, this verb... do you have to use a 'd' at the end? or a 't'? or do you spell it with 'dt'? YOU WILL NEVER KNOWWWW
sign language: If you move this sign by a tenth of an inch, you'll be signing "penis"