Tag Archives: YouTube

Why is there so much English in Sailor Moon…?

One of my favourite new pastimes is watching “theory” videos on YouTube. Super Carlin Brothers, Film Theorists, Harry Potter Folklore, ProtoMario, Seamus Gorman… Wow, I spend a lot of time on YouTube. Anyway, as a writer, I enjoy listening to … Continue reading

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Life of an MA in Linguistics Student

My faithful friends, apologies for not posting for two weeks in a row! I’ve started an MA in Linguistics, and, I must tell you, things have been hectic! Having essentially 3 jobs while going to school… not easy. Not to … Continue reading

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Sia signs!

My housemate is a Sia fan. We were watching Sia videos one night, and a video popped up. One that I didn’t know. I was wondering why this person in the video dipped her hands in some white liquid, and … Continue reading

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Introducing: JSL News and Views (JNV)

One of the greatest struggles of the Deaf in Jamaica is lack of access to information. The local news has neither subtitles nor an interpreter. So, my Deaf friends are often left in the dark as to what’s going on … Continue reading

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Google Translate, we love you, but you suck

In today’s internet-driven world, many of us who are in contact with languages online have experimented with Google Translate. And we have found that, at times, those experiments are… well, failures. I’ve had conversations in Japanese in which I knew the person … Continue reading

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I am… articulate….

Thoughts?

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Adorable Little Signers!

I found a video on YouTube that’s sure to evoke some awwwws from at least a few of my readers: These two little ones are signing with each other and with that guy, who I suspect is their father. And … Continue reading

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