Tag Archives: English Language

Language Issues

I can’t decide. Is German a rich language full of imagery, or one with a weak vocabulary that fails to provide adequate scope for expression? The latest linguistic curiosity I have come across is the German word for glove. You know, those things you cover your hands with when it gets cold in winter. Not […]

Who Needs Grammar?

Many years ago, I had some friends who moved to an Arabic speaking country to open a business. That meant learning the language. I don’t remember much of what they used to say about that country, but I do remember the pronouncement that “Arabic is stinking hard,” a sentence with I would nod appreciatively but […]

Comma Usage

I’m not convinced commas are necessary here, but law enforcement officials would be very interested in my actions if I didn’t use them.

Rhyming Thoughts

I love the English language – just because it is so weird!