All posts tagged linguistics

Korean 101: the history of Hangul

From the age of seven I have been introduced to many languages and cultures. We were encouraged to learn ā€“ well, pay attention to ā€“ Spanish, French, and German; however, […]

The Unexpected Story of a Genuine Swine

If you exaggerate the ā€˜uā€™ in genuine and make it sound like new, or modify the ending to sound like divine in your oral pronunciation, then genuine suddenly rhymes with […]

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner: The Mealtime Dilemma

Dinner, supper, tea, evening meal, lunch, linner, brunch, breakfast. Mealtimes are a beautiful thing, a structure and routine that orders our day and decides when our breaks between working will […]