Daily Archives: January 28, 2017

Novaj Koroj, Novaj Lingvoj

There is something particularly amusing about inventing one’s own language.  Being a particular type of nerd as a child, when creating role playing games and participating in those created by others, the creation of languages was a common element of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Founder

My first thought upon leaving this movie, which I expressed to the gentleman watching the film at the same theater who like me had stayed until the credits were done, was, “How did the Weinstein Company screw this up.”  Before … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Land Of Invented Languages

In The Land Of Invented Languages:  Adventures In Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius, by Arika Okrent This book is geared to a particular type of nerd, specifically a language nerd:  “Are you a secret lover of sentence diagramming?  A crossword … Continue reading

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Book Review: Step By Step In Esperanto

Step By Step In Esperanto, by Montagu C. Butler This book, published in 1965 by the Esperanto Publishing Company, means exactly what the title says.  It is a step-by-step guide to the Esperanto language.  The author means, iom post iom … Continue reading

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