Category Archives: Linguistics and Languages

Think and Feel.

This post relates to others that I’ve written involving mbti–and it will relate to ones that are still yet to be written. It’s about thinking and feeling, about how they can be differentiated, and about what they actually mean. Obviously–it … Continue reading

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Nice and Kind

Be nice. Or maybe.. Be kind. But which is it?  Are they the same?  Or are they subtly different? Say both out loud. When I say “be nice”–it means something that usually entails a kind of rebuke that implies that … Continue reading

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Types and Questions to Live by…

A thought came to me the other day about the questions we ask.  I know that we all ask all kinds of questions all the time–or, at least, I do because I’m such an inquisitive bastard and/or I’m really part … Continue reading

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Talk to me in that old, old Ænglisc….

Todaeg, ic hæbbe ascunga. Hwa eom ic?  Hwæt do ic?  Hwær ga ic? Hwæt wat ic soþlic ond hwæt cann ic soþlic don? Todaeg is eac ane gehyðnes to understandan an æfterlic læden. Niewlice hæbbe ic leorned to arædan Ænglisc … Continue reading

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Meaning of Meaning…

So. I talk about meaning.  A LOT. Yes.. I know… and I have long talked about it.  I talked about it ages ago on LJ where I contrasted “meaning” with “truth,” and noted that the two seemed to be mostly … Continue reading

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Of Bread and Etymology…

Two loaves of Homemade Bread are in my oven. Life is good. So let me talk about bread for a bit.  As I am often wont to do, I am going to talk about the origins of certain words because … Continue reading

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