As someone who is re-learning French and slowly learning ASL (I’m also a writer, but at least I do THAT every day), this shook me to my core. Of COURSE I have to try and apply myself and learn from context. Just like a child would. It’s pure hubris to think I’ll be good at stuff just because I want to be.

Maryland Birdmancer, queer, speculative fiction author/editor, TTRPG player/GM, actually just three birds in a trench coat.

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