John Gordon Ross

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Language Stuff

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

Language Log » Awesome / sugoi すごい!

Thursday 12 October 19:48:29 UTC 2017

From Diane Moderski: Is this the beginning of the end of the need for interpreters? [Link]

Language Log » Japanese-style public service ads in LA metro

Thursday 12 October 17:17:38 UTC 2017

Three videos Metro Manners PSA: Super Kind – Seat Hogging ホギング Metro Manners PSA: Super Kind – Eating イーティング Metro Manners PSA: Super Kind – Aisle Blocking ブロキング From Nikita Kuzmin, who first learned about them on this Russian media website. [Link]

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