“If you want to be called Mexican so bad get in the kitchen and make me a taco.”
“Obama isn’t really black. He doesn’t have a black accent and he acts like a white person.”
- student: can i borrow a pencil
- teacher: i don't know, CAN you?
- student: yes, also colloquial irregularities occur frequently in any language and since you and the rest of our present company understood my intended meaning, being particular about the distinctions between "can" and "may" is purely pedantic and arguably pretentious