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 ...
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?
Commercial english language comedy development in Ghana
These historical facts activate the question, ‘is comedy in English advantageous?’ I think yes. Nigerian comedy in ‘English’ clearly thrives over Ghana’s. I believe this is because of their more developed Creole Pidgin (by Creole I mean the ...
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?
Know your English - What is the difference between ‘impetuous’ and ‘impulsive’?
One way of pronouncing the word is ‘im-PET-yu-es’, with the stress on the second syllable. When a person does something without really thinking things through, he can be accused of being impetuous ... In British English, it is possible to use the ...