Verbing weirds language…

From the great Bill Watterson:

calvin verbed

Just thinking of all the English native-speaker CELTA trainees entering into a whole new relationship with their own language on the course….bon voyage (and never mind Hobbes’s cynicism)!

*For actual ELT comics:

*Update (a couple days later):

Why was I thinking of so-called “native-speakers” exclusively in this post? Surely the bilingual/”non-native” speakers have a similar experience of ‘stretch’ in their awareness of language and language elasticity? 

I guess my first answer to that would be “because it’s most obvious in them/they react most viscerally”. 

Something to think about more. 

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