How English has changed in the past 1000 years.
the big mans a lad i have fuck all, he lets me have a kip in a field he showed me a pond
I think my favorite part is how the first three are totally comprehensible to a modern reader, and then the fourth one is just “Wait, what?” You can practically see where William the Conqueror came crashing into linguistic history like the Kool-Aid Man, hollering about French grammar and the letter Q.
^ I FUCKIN SPIT MY DRINK UP
WtC: *busts through a wall*
Some Norman: William, there was a door there.
WtC: Doors are for Geats.