Stateside Lingo Gives Japan Its Own Valley Girls
I'd want to learn his English words.'' One result is that ko-gyaru-go is not always a means of communication, and English words are thrown in simply as ornaments, without any attention to their meaning. ''What does 'rai ... scoffed Sato Yu, 16, who was ...
South Korea’s Kim Yu-na Is Going for Gold. Or Is It Kim Yuna? Yuna Kim?
According to the New York Times, reigning Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu ... an English transliteration. Which leaves us with Yuna Kim—and that’s the style Slate will now use. Incidentally, Kim is derived from the Chinese character meaning ...
What does it mean to be Filipino?
Kathleen Yu, a UP Diliman student, experienced this kind of judgment ... the kayumanggi person who goes to Catholic mass every Sunday and eats adobo? What does it mean to be Filipino when most of Philippine history is a construct of colonialism?
Party insider offers rare insight into what China’s reforms mean
Despite keeping a measured distance from television and radio, and journalists in general, Yu Keping is what the Chinese call yú lùn ling xiù, a public opinion leader. In the English-speaking ... What exactly does this mean? Is it mere talk?
Twin of Twins do voices in film
Fans of 'kickers' are used to seeing voice overs of films that are not in sync, where what is being said in English does not quite match the ... At one point in a sex scene, the woman asks the man, "Whe yu a do, stop?" To which the man replies, "No ...