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As "Easy" as ABC

Writing systems can be just as hard to come up with as the language itself, so here are a few tips for doing it right. 1,003 more words


Hangul ♡

I’ve been practicing writing in hangul today. The love I have for this language is beyond me.


Nerd alert: Heiroglyphics

Ever since I was a child, I loved Ancient Egypt. The mythology, the history… I used to sit down and read about it in encyclopaedias just for fun, and watch National Geographic/History Channel documentaries about it. 198 more words

Miscellaneous Language Issues

Patwa: t->ch, d-> d, n->ng

When I was first learning the standard way to write Jamaican Creole (Patwa), I have to admit, I didn’t think some things made sense.

To us Jamaicans, the ‘t’ sound becomes a ‘ch’ sound when it comes before an ‘r’, and the ‘d’ becomes ‘j’ in the same environment.  270 more words



Had one of those digital conversations on Facebook tonight about a map. A bunch of people talking about how and why a certain map had never been made. 510 more words