Category Archives: Language

Signs of the times

I know exactly one ASL sign – Cat – which is delightful because it mimics a cat cleaning its whiskers.  Little did I know, there was a wealth of equally fun signs that I could’ve been making, now crushed under the boot of political correctness.  The twirled moustache for France is terrific, as well as […]

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Macaronic

New words, hip hip! Multilingualism, hooray! Multilingual puns! *faints from nerdiness* Macaronic refers to text spoken or written using a mixture of languages, sometimes including bilingual puns, particularly when the languages are used in the same context (as opposed to different segments of a text being in different languages). The term is also sometimes used […]

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