that moment you remember you had food in the oven
Me: Can I use the bathroom? Teacher: I don’t know, can you? Me: When I was using “can” I was using its secondary model form as a verbal modifier asking for permission, as opposed to expressing an ability. I thought since you were a teacher you’d know that. My bad. MAY I use the restroom?
Plain was the same as it ever was the same. Plainly plain… Samely same… But...