Day: April 28, 2009

Andy Burns to poker smokers

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MX is a free give-away newspaper in Melbourne. It is published by the same mob as the Herald-Sun—but its vocabulary is even simpler. Its sentences are really short. Its paragraphs are short too. Like this. It also has lame-ass punning headlines—much like this post about a piece by Andy Burns. It’s light reading meant to […]

rur rur rur

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Fishing for links to Greek linguistics blogs on my own Greek linguistics blog, I fell across this Catherine Tate sketch (for the second time) via Λογογράμματα: Hominid @ Λογογράμματα‘s comment was: Στους αγγλόφωνους, τουλάχιστον, οι υπόλοιπες γλώσσες δεν ακούγονται μόνο σαν βαρ, βαρ, βαρ… Ho esti methermēneuomenon: For Anglophones, at least, other languages don’t just […]

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