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If the linguist in Arrival spoke Pittsburghese

I never ever thought I’d hear anyone say “Sapir-Whorf hypothesis” in a movie, but I heard it in Arrival! Ok, it was a science fiction film.  63 more words

Digital Artwork

Reflection-Past or Present

Does the mirror (meer-that is how we say it) reflect a past image or a present one.  In that millisecond it took for our reflection to return to our eyes have we changed? 273 more words

Did You Say Something?

I used to mumble. I’m not sure if that’s an INTJ thing, or a self-esteem thing, or an I-really-didn’t-know-the-answer thing, but I used to mumble. My father took that up as his personal challenge. 872 more words

Humor

How Yinz Doin? And other stuff

May 9, 2016

Okay, so a grammar question.  Ellen tells me that “yinz” is plural.  And she is the English Literature major from a prestigious college while my ejumication background is less stellar so she ought to know. 1,304 more words