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Languages (23 posts)


  1. Heinrich Schliemann's Learning Method
    - August 22, 2018 ( )
    Dedication and perseverance beyond the average.

  2. Subservient/Servile Written Malay
    - October 6, 2015 ( )
    On the differing tone of formal written English and Malay.

  3. Crisp Tweets
    - June 18, 2015 ( )
    Twitter's 140-character limit forces you to write crisply.

  4. He Conquers Who Endures
    - June 12, 2015 ( )
    On the meaning/usage of 'vincit qui patitur'.

  5. Strong Kanji Phonetics
    - June 8, 2015 ( )
    Certain Chinese radicals are phonetically 'strong'.

  6. 午・午年 - Horse Years
    - December 17, 2014 ( )
    Horsing in the ancient years.

  7. Write With Vigour
    - January 3, 2014 ( )
    Write, cut, write, cut.

  8. 美しい - Beautifully Woolly
    - November 29, 2013 ( )
    Love for sheeps make beauty.

  9. 勉強 - Straining Studious Strength
    - November 29, 2013 ( )
    Pushing through learning.

  10. ガラケー Garakei Evolution
    - November 29, 2013 ( )
    On the Galápagos keitai.

  11. ケチ - Scroogean Niggardliness
    - November 28, 2013 ( )
    Of parsimonious misers.

  12. 下戸 - Lower House
    - November 11, 2013 ( )
    Of houses, families and drinking inclinations.

  13. 身から出た錆 - Rust From the Body
    - August 28, 2010 ( )
    Of rusty swords and personal fault.

  14. 雷 - Cry of God
    - August 26, 2010 ( )
    Of thunder and gods who wear loincloths made from tiger skin.

  15. Correspondences With Matt Treyvaud
    - August 24, 2010 ( )
    Interview and Q&A.

  16. 柿が赤くなると医者が青くなる - Redder Persimmons, Darker Blue Doctors
    - August 22, 2010 ( )
    Of inverse relations between persimmons and doctors.

  17. 堰かれて募る恋の情 - Love Laughs at Locksmiths
    - August 20, 2010 ( )
    Of love, locks and laughs.

  18. You Have Reason
    - August 16, 2010 ( )
    Other ways to say: 'You're right.'

  19. Lost Nuances in 'Ivan the Terrible'
    - August 16, 2010 ( )
    In Japanese: 'Ivan the Thunder Emperor'.

  20. 海老 - Old People of the Sea
    - August 15, 2010 ( )
    Of prawns and their likeness to grapes and the elderly.

  21. 豹変 - A Panther's Change
    - August 14, 2010 ( )
    Of panthers, their spots, and men.

  22. Basic Kanji Learning Principles
    - August 14, 2010 ( )
    Quick principles to identification/construction.

  23. 百花繚乱 - A Hundred Flowers Blossom Riotously
    - August 14, 2010 ( )
    Of flowers, people and feats.

 
 
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