IF SOCIAL MEDIA EXCELS at anything, it’s packaging culture and dumbing down real world information to the point where it becomes trivia. A quick scan of wikipedia’s Asian languages turns up dozens of language families, many of which have dozens of dialects. But here they all are, reduced to three, perfectly set up for some asshole to impress his friends with at dinner in a Chinese / Japanese / Korean restaurant.
Check the original entry at Reddit for an amazing 1700+ comments, some of which are pretty interesting linguistic anecdotes actually.
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