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Results tagged with 'language'

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Learn another language with 4 easy apps

Published Jan. 8, 2014

There is a belief that making small, incremental changes is the best way to go about changing your life. This is why big goals like exercising and eating right fail so often. While always a good idea they're just too disruptive to handle with ease. But what about learning a new language? That may also sound like "too disruptive" of an idea. Learning a language is complex, time-consuming, and getting the right software is expensive, but in the past few years a solid group of apps have risen to the challenge of making language learning easy, fun and for the most part, free.

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Where did the "t" come from?

Published March 27, 2012

In the most recent past, maybe the last year or so, I have noticed that more and more people are pronouncing the "t" in the word "often." I understand that English is a living language and constantly adjusts itself to the introduction of new words, like "internet" and "website," but when did it become acceptable to pronounce the "t" in "often"?

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Happy New Year (but why?)

Published Jan. 3, 2008

Something about this time of the year makes me giggle a little inside. For the next month or so, everyone -- and I mean everyone -- offers each other heartfelt wishes for a Happy New Year.

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Tales in Translation

Although this blog isn’t about travel, per se, I had to post it as throughout my travels I’ve encountered some interesting misunderstandings in language. As a rule, I always try to learn at least a handful of words in the local language, however sometimes situations warrant mor...


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