Tag Archives: linguistics

l’Après midi d’un Fön


For language nerds only: hats off to the guy on reception at the Travellers’ Hostel in Prague. A girl came to the desk yesterday and said ‘Excuse me, I don’t have a phone’. He of course gave her a hairdryer, … Continue reading

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The Scotch Snap: everything you needed to know, and a hundred more questions


This is probably the most interesting video I’ve ever seen on a musical question. If you want to know why, read on below the clip. As it happens, I’ve posted this on Robert Burns Day/Burns Night, so the topic of … Continue reading

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