Don’t get me wrong, I love me some ‘F word’, but the languages of humans are SO rich, it is a shame that so many delicious words are left unused…. sometimes cussing is just laziness…
(Bandits #1 and 2, after stealing sleeping Spanish Cop’s gun from him) Bandit 1 Mistola Pistola Me Stola Pistola Mi Sto La Pistola Su pistola Tu? Tu pistola? Oh fuck it! Hands up fucker, ‘Fore I shoot ya wit yer own gun! bandit 2 Really man? Your use of the language is a bigger crime […]
My latest language hobby…. can you guess it? Read it?
It is simply fascinating, to see the growth and evolution of a language. The Israeli academy continuing the unprecedented revival of the Hebrew language http://m.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/The-Israeli-academy-continuing-the-unprecedented-revival-of-the-Hebrew-language-542822
This is a really good description of the how and why of the divergence of the Romance Languages. https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/how-latin-became-the-romance-languages-1821640626
Interesating research on what may have been the True Mother Tongue of Cristobal Colon. http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2017/10/08/christopher-columbuss-catalan-inflected-language/?cid=wb&elqTrackId=4357f9edf3fc4e63b6f6aaf92243c3d8&elq=5dd58188e2cb481c908a37445321fb00&elqaid=15967&elqat=1&elqCampaignId=6889