Did you hear? We're getting a bunch of new emoji!!
I've been hoping for ages that we'd get some new plant emoji and now, finally, we're getting... this... What is this, anyway? Looks a little bit like... dracaena fragrans? Eh, close enough.
We get other fancy new emoji too, such as:
• A new phallic object for horny people
• Large boulder the size of a small boulder
• Medical fondue
• Internally screaming seal pup
Seriously though, it's cool we're getting a trans pride flag emoji. Kinda fits with the new crying-with-joy smiley face.
@InvaderXan Yay for plant in a pot :D (which is kinda like, extracted from its natural habitat but oh well I guess?)
@furkachi I can't really complain about that, with an apartment full of plants in pots...
@InvaderXan yeah fair point x)
@InvaderXan Why are you dissing the Swiss flag like that
Also that is the best description that seal could have ngl
@InvaderXan Also the fondue has a different appearance AND nationality depending where since from what I saw it can also be chinese and french fondue
@furkachi I guess with the Swiss flag, they wanted to specify that it was Gruyère in there.
@InvaderXan makes sense I guess. There are already 2 different kinds of fondue un French so I guess swiss is explicit as to what there is in it.
(the answer is healthpacks, obviously)
@furkachi TBH, I'm pretty sure it came from Switzerland originally, and the French and Italian versions are copies. Though many people here in France probably wouldn't agree with me.
@InvaderXan To be fair French people are extremely chauvinists and the border between France and Switzerland is more administrative than cultural so there's that.
I mean, let us remember that countries and ethnic regions looked a whole lot different when these things were created soooo
@laggard @InvaderXan It's funny because I studied German in school for 7 years in middle and high school, but since I don't practice I basically don't really speak it, but can recognize it and some words here and there.
I watched a movie in Swiss German a few years back, subtitled in French, and holy hell it sounded like German gibberish? Like it was almost like German but that didn't make sense, it was so weird
@furkachi I did always think it was a bit odd how French Switzerland is basically like a little tiny peninsula of Switzerland surrounded by France
@InvaderXan Yeah the story of western european borders is a whole mess. To give you an example that is local to where I live, the Catalan people basically spread from north Spain (notably barcelona) all the way to center south of France (like, west of Marseilles)
@furkachi Yeah, it's a good thing there's the whole EU freedom of movement thing. It would be a headache for anyone whose family happened to live in another country otherwise.
@InvaderXan yes. Except when Switzerland. 🙃
@furkachi Wait, is Switzerland not part of the Schengen area? I thought it was.
@InvaderXan Switzerland is not actually a member of the European Union
@InvaderXan Also England. Schengen does not actually apply to all of Europe but a subset of the Euro zone it's a whole thing. Because instead of being a continent, Europe is the name of a continent *and* and economic zone, which also has a subset, the Euro zone (unique money), *which* also has a subset, Schengen.
I love politics
@furkachi Yeah, the UK is basically that troublesome younger sibling who always wants to be different but kinda just needs to grow up.
Also, you don't really need to explain the whole of Europe/the EU to me. I do live here.
@InvaderXan Oh yeah I figured. I just really love how fucked up and elitist af the whole system is :3
@furkachi Speaking as someone who's due to lose EU citizenship in exactly 7 hours and 49 minutes, I wouldn't be so quick to complain. It could be much worse.
@InvaderXan Ah yes, definitely ^^"
@InvaderXan oshit oshit oshit oshit oshit oshit!!!!
WE CAN FINALLY DO THE :') WITHOUT IT TURNING TO 😂
@InvaderXan (I already knew for the pride flag so all my amazement and excited was spent yesterday x) )
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