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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

In 1984, from her immensely successful comeback album Private Dancer, Tina Turner released what is perhaps her signature solo song, which became her first and only #1 hot in the Billboard Hot 100, “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Latin Primer

A Latin Primer, by Herbert Chester Nutting In reading this book I was reminded that the early 1900’s was a time of boring but serviceable primers for foreign languages [1].  This is not necessarily a bad thing, as Latin was … Continue reading

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Book Review: A First Hebrew Reader

A First Hebrew Reader, by Duncan Cameron As someone who likes to read guides to various foreign languages [1], I have to say that if anyone learned Hebrew from this guide it would take a lot of work and would … Continue reading

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Esperanto And The EU’s Unusual Revenge

This evening as I was looking at my youtube video feed, I noticed that there was a video from a channel I look at from time to time to feed my polyglot interests that had an unusual news report that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The October Testament

The October Testament:  New Matthew Bible, by William Tyndale and John Rogers, and updated and with a new introduction by R. Magnusson Davis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Baruch House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lingvistikaj Aspectoj De Esperanto

Lingvistikaj Aspectoj De Esperanto, by John Wells This particular book is part of a long list of books I have read in and about Esperanto [1].  It should be fairly obvious from the title that this book is one about … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esprimo De Sentoj En Esperanto

Esprimo De Sentoj En Esperanto, by Prof. D-ro Edmond Privat I am certainly no stranger to reading books about or in Esperanto [1], and this book offers the Esperanto equivalent of the of the contemporaneous literature I have read in … Continue reading

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Rhaid I Fi Ddysgu

There is an amusing web quiz on BuzzFeed that asks whether a word is nonsense or a Welsh word.  This does not sound as if it would be a very hard game, but it is.  One commenter on the quiz … Continue reading

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Book Review: Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922)

Esperanto In The New York Times (1887-1922), edited by Ulrich Becker As someone who considers myself to be a fairly new and somewhat unusual Esperantist, who reads many books in and on the subject [1], I found this book to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The American Esperanto Book

The American Esperanto Book, by Arthur Baker As someone who reads a great deal of materials in and about Esperanto [1], a significant challenge presents itself in the way that so many similar books with similar aims seek to distinguish … Continue reading

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