Qet!

TlhIgan AlphabetYeah, some of you didn't need the caption to know what the image is, did you? It's okay if you didn't, I won't tell anyone. The language-loving Trekkie in me recognizes the language-loving Trekkie in you, friend. Qapla'!I am hereby outing myself as trying to learn Klingon. Yes, that is the language created for… Continue reading Qet!

In which my inner language geek speaks…

GEEK spelled in British Sign Language.People ask me all the time why I do what I do - lately, my answer is to carefully shrug my shoulders whilst trying NOT to reinjure my right elbow or smack my right hand against anything - but the answer, if I'm honest, is language, or languages. I did… Continue reading In which my inner language geek speaks…

In which the language nerd…and proud American…in me rejoices

This was the clear winner, in my mind, for best Superbowl commercial this year.  I'm distressed, but not surprised, at the vitriolic backlash that it has received on social media and in the press.  Let me tell you why I loved it...and the one fault I found in it...In spite of what is apparently popular… Continue reading In which the language nerd…and proud American…in me rejoices