Tag: language

The Language of Communication

The Language of Communication

| March 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

An exploration of sharing thoughts.

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Restaurant Translation

Restaurant Translation

| July 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Considering the names of Chinese restaurants: an exercise.

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Impressions of Chairman Mao in Montgomery County

Impressions of Chairman Mao in Montgomery County

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

“Didn’t you know, Mao Zedong was also from Hunan. I remember he had the accent”.

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Breakup Acupuncture

Breakup Acupuncture

| April 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

Resolving an oxymoron.

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How Language Holds Us Back

How Language Holds Us Back

| November 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

It annoys me that even our language is coated in a slimy layer of sexism, so thin sometimes that we hardly even notice it.

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Translating Between Gender Lines

Translating Between Gender Lines

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Amigas.” Friends? Female friends? This is the struggle of translation.

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Woman Vs. Girl: Weighted Words

Woman Vs. Girl: Weighted Words

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Does what we choose to call ourselves influence how we think we should look?

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Definitions

Definitions

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Why is being able to give something a name so important to us?

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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

People always talk about what is lost in translation, but maybe there is something to be found in it as well.

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