Almost everyone uses language, so inevitably almost everyone thinks they are an expert in it. I don’t consider myself an expert, though most of my work requires at least language competence and sometimes actual skill, but I do follow the blogs featured on this feeds page.
(If you are wondering where the translation-related feeds have all gone, I have put them on their own page.)
Most of the blogs represented here are in English, most of the time, but don’t be surprised to find other languages used. Go with the flow – I occasionally find myself pleasantly surprised at how much I can grasp in languages I have never seen before.
Language On the Net
"Sarah Palin talks Florida GOP battle", Justice with Judge Jeanine, Fox News, 1/29/2012: You gotta rage against the machine at this point in order to defend our republic and save what is- what is good and secure and prosperous about our nation – we need somebody who's engaged in sudden and relentless reform and isn't afraid to shake it up, … [Link]
Lying on the back, waving your arms and legs to form the impression of an angel, in a pile of trash. Typically performed by drunks in New York Vanessa's night ended when she fell over the pile of garbage on the curb and performed trash angels in the street til the cab arrived. [Link]
Here’s a recording in a mystery language. Can you identify the language, and do you know where it’s spoken? [Link]
A Tribune news brief in the January 29 Baltimore Sun:Alejandrina Cabrera, a city council candidate in Arizona, is appealing a lower court decision that barred h … [Link]
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