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Technical Communication A to Z

Last week Stan Carey, editor and blogger, gave us his A-to-Z of linguistics.

In the spirit of paying homage to Stan’s marvelous work, or maybe just in the spirit of crass plagiarism, I now present¬† 221 more words

Technical Communication

Baby Blanket, week 2

This has been a busy week for my family.¬† Nothing exceptional, just a busy time of year. I was not able to get as much done on my baby blanket that I shared… 30 more words


An Introduction to the Norwegian AE OE AA!

Did you know my alphabet has got 29 letters? Well, if you didn’t here’s an introduction:

I have tried to teach Simon Norwegian for so long, and he is slowly getting better at it. 342 more words

The Weekend Tip!

Modern "Emoji" characters will become the basis for writing systems of civilizations 1000 years from now.


Our current alphabet is derived from an ancient system of representational icons. These icons were once pictures of actual objects, but have been simplified to an easier-to-write form over the millennia. 420 more words