Also about Language+70A Canadian linguist of Acadian origin,R Landry, has clearly defined two forms of bilingalism, an« additive bilingualism » which is likely to enrich the mother-language elements and on the contrary a « substractive bilingualism which weaken or impoverish the basic elements of the mother- language or the source language. Could linguistic planners use these definitions, although sketchy , in devising accurate and efficient second language learning programs? amirite?
Also by ThePrinceofWales+31What do you wish people would stop asking you about? amirite?
Also about Language+60"Martian" might eventually become its own language. amirite?
Also about perfection-113Perfection, thy name is Amy Coney Barrett. Amirite?
Also about perfection+102In a world full of perfection, man finds beauty in its flaws, amirite?
Also by ThePrinceofWales+4The Wassail Bowl
A Welsh tradition.
What's a favourite tradition from your country? More
Also about plate+61Whoever started the "paper plate face down" in the trash to spare the feelings of the cook is a real treasure. amirite?
Also about plate+390It sucks when you are at a cookout, you just made this beautiful plate, complete with some grilled chicken, potato salad, baked beans, maybe a piece of fish or a hamburger..... and as you are going to sit down to enjoy that delicious-looking plate.... it falls on the ground :-|, amirite?
Also about perfection+42If practice makes perfect and perfection is impossible, why practice?