College student. UIUC. Midwesterner. Reporter. Mildly sarcastic.
The fact that my finals are a week before everyone else’s.
Can I go to the bathroom?
I don't know, can you?
When I used the word 'can' I was using its secondary model form as a modifier asking for permission, not expressing ability. I suppose I erroneously assumed you would have been smart enough to understand that. My bad. May I go to the bathroom?