Language · Travel

A tip for improving pronunciation | Languages

I have loved languages ever since I had the opportunity to take both French and Spanish in High School. It never even occurred to me that as a child growing up with a grandmother who spoke to me in Kweyol, which I answered in English, that I was learning. However at the crucial transition between… Continue reading A tip for improving pronunciation | Languages

Language · Ted Talks

Ted Talk Thursday #6 | Erin McKean: The joy of lexicography

Happy Thursday folks! Here’s a TED talk for any of the word lovers who read my blog. I don’t even need to introduce it any more than to say to listen out for the “ham butt problem”. This was such an enthusiastically delivered talk that I’ve watched it a number of times over the years.… Continue reading Ted Talk Thursday #6 | Erin McKean: The joy of lexicography