Guys, btw, this is an actual insult
if he calls your mother a hamster, it indicates that she is a fast-breeding rodent— you can get the insult there
and if he says your father smelt of elderberries, well, wine was primarily made from elderberries in the time of king arthur. he’s calling his dad a drunk
more you know
I just find it disturbing and hilarious that hair’s “professionalism” is literally based on colonialism and that they refuse to acknowledge how damaging that is.
“It’s just hair! *rolls eyes*”
NO! It’s not.
Imagine if black hair was the norm, what was considered…
best swear ever
OH GOD OH GOD THEY MEAN REAL THINGS.
Dude, you didn’t know that? Pretty much all of the Chinese in Firefly was a classic example of Getting Shit Past the Censors.
Just in case you needed to know useful Chinese phrases like “Holy mother of god and all her wacky nephews.”
Holy hell my new changeling character is gonna use all of these
Except they all say them HORRIBLY, so don’t invest too much in it.
Admittedly, I sort of enjoyed how badly they pronounced these. Sort of proof that even in a fictitious future universe, people will still be butchering languages as badly as they do today.