- You are not supposed to use your nose when speaking
- Years of conjugating verbs yet no real-world use found for Passé simple
- Wanted to have complex grammar rules anyway for a laugh? We had a tool for that: It was called Latin
- "Nous allâmes au restaurant et fûtes très ravi mais le serveur voulut que je payasse avec carte" – Statements dreamed up by the utterly Deranged

Don't @ me this is the first time I ever tried to use subjonctif imparfait and probably butchered it but I don't care why would anybody use this anways

In France, subjonctif imparfait is now used only for laughs, and to learn Spanish, where it is really used.

@piegames well, we have "subjonctif imparfait" but nobody use it xD

like "Thou" :D


because every language is complex, and if you simplify it too much, you lose the nuances. So, the subjonctif IS used in French if you speak it properly.

like here: il faut que je vienne
which is a very common usage ...

@piegames Almost perfect, fûmes* and ravis* are the only shocking mistakes, the other ones are so good they might just need to be integrated into the language :')


Yeah ! Stop speaking French ! Write it ! That's when the *real* fun starts ! :blobfoxpeekknife:


- in French there are fifty ways you can write a word you just heard and all of them are probably a valid word, but which one did you just hear ?

@piegames i read everything from point 2 onwards holding my nose


Just a litle story: when I was working in Brest, one imigrate from Africa came to my cabinet and and said to me: France is wondeful! I asked, why do you say that? he andwered : because everyone is speaking French ! in my country, every village has his own language and people don't understand the nunaces when they speak together (from 2 different areas) ... so they end fighting ... just because the nuances are lost and they didn't understand themselves well.

@piegames complex past is perfect when you want to sound pedantic.

@piegames I am French and I find this offens-- ... Accurate.

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