Welcome!Please look around and enjoy; a blog from a Jamaican who loves languages! Look for a new post every Sunday at 12:00 pm Jamaican time.
One of my lectures has said on more than one occasion that breaking down our language into individual sounds is not the easiest thing for us humans. It is more intuitive for us to have syllables or meaningful units be … Continue reading
Do you know much about Digimon? Like “Pokémon”, the word is a portmanteau: digital + monsters = Digimon. (Or, in Japanese, デジタル ＋ モンスター ＝ デジモン; dejitaru + monsutā = dejimon.) Anyway, Digimon has something in common with other franchises: its … Continue reading
I recently became a Level One Seller on fiverr.com, an freelancing website! Yay, huzzah, woot!!! I’ve been mostly doing proofreading and blurb writing so far, and it’s pretty cool to be able to use my writing and English in this … Continue reading
Ever since I first heard that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) had signing apes, I wanted to watch it. With sweet stories like this heart-rending one of a signing chimp who’d lost her babies, the idea of apes using … Continue reading