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Fri 2022.10.28

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6 Words That Originated From Africa Africa, History & Culture, Words Oro-Kin Central

Fri 2021.10.01

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On the Origin of the “Mount Tai” Idiom—a response Chinese culture, Chinese history, Culture, debunking misinformation, Essays, idioms, language, sinology, words Wuxia Wanderings

Fri 2020.05.22

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Rational Fiction as Narrative Focus All-rounder Healer, Announcements, bl, Blog, Cannon Fodder Is King[Quick Transmigration], Cerulean Planet, comedy, cultivation, editing, Face Slapping The Slag Gong System, fantasy, I Advise You To Like Me As Soon As Possible, ISMF, Novel, one shot, others, Prologue, quick transmigration, romance, RPMVB, Shadows of the Limelight, Short story, Spending the Male Lead's Money to Change Her Fate, The target always thinks that I like him, This Scum Is Not Worthy Of White Washing, Uncategorized, Villain Is Happy Being A Father, VIPY, words, world hopping, writers, writing Alexander Wales

Wed 2018.09.19

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Japanese word highlight: gureru (ぐれる) grammar, gureru, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.05.21

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Some tips for researching Japanese word meanings General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, meaning, research, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.09.29

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Journey’s End a-bomb, attractions, food, hiroshima, japan, locations, miyajima, museum, peace, travel, words Zxzxzx's Blog

Mon 2017.09.11

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Japanese vocabulary list: language, reading, writing, and translation General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, terms, vocabulary list, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.06.24

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Japanese Vocabulary list: Trains (電車) and related terms japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-study, terms, trains, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.04.19

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Vocabulary list: Being sick in Japanese General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, self-study, sick, study, vocab, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.01.05

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The bridge of translation and “yoroshiku onegaishimasu” (よろしくお願いします) in Japanese culture, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, onegaishimasu, translation, Word Origins, words, yoroshiku Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.10.19

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Language Learning Trip: think meaning, not words Aside, comedy, General, grammar, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, meaning, self-taught, tricks, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2015.10.07

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We don’t make language, it makes us (and an incorrect use of the Japanese particle ‘ga’) exceptions, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, patterns, self-study, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2015.09.15

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Japanese weather forecasts – a surprisingly useful study tool (with weather vocabulary list) conversation, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, news, self-study, study, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, weather, words Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2015.07.23

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“Fushigi”, a decidedly mysterious Japanese word definition, foreign language, fushigi, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, vocabulary, words Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2015.01.19

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Japanese slang word: yabai (やばい)- when things get dangerous japan, japanese, language, linguistics, mazui, slang, Uncategorized, words, yabai Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2015.01.02

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Japanese vocabulary list: Science terms experiment, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, list, science, terms, vocab, vocabulary, words Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2014.11.27

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen Ferguson, Life, mad, Random, randomness, rant, words Turn the Page

Tue 2014.05.13

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Foreign language fluency – what is it to you? culture, fluency, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, native, semantics, speech, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.05.09

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Language is always evolving evolution, evolve, foreign language, General, history, india, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, spanish, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.05.02

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Learning foreign languages and humility correction, foreign language, General, humility, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, self-awareness, self-study, study, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.04.27

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Special Na-adjectives in Japanese which are really not adjective, conjugation, foreign language, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, study, words, 形容詞 Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2014.04.14

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Japanese Vocabulary List: Final Fantasy 1 words ff1, final fantasy, game, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, linguistics, nintendo, rpg, Uncategorized, vocabulary, Vocabulary Lists, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.04.13

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Foreign Language Practice – Higher necessity means higher understanding and retention foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Moderate, json, language, linguistics, necessity, retention, self-taught, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.04.04

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Don’t underestimate the Japanese ”っ” (little tsu) foreign langugae, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, pronunciation, tsu, words Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2014.04.02

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“っぽい” (ppoi): a slang way to express similarity or the tendency to do something japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, like, linguistics, ppoi, self-study, study, words, っぽい Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2014.03.24

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Different ways to express “Again” in Japanese again, expression, foreign language, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, once more, self-study, words Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.03.16

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Japanese particles: で (de) vs に (ni) de, expressions, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, ni, particles, words Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2014.03.13

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A look at a Japanese proverb General, honda, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, philosophy, proverb, translation, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2014.03.12

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Different ways to say ‘only’ in Japanese expression, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, only, self-study, study, words, だけ Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2014.03.11

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〜て + ある (~tearu): saying something exists in a certain state expression, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, self-study, tearu, words, ある Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2014.03.09

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Thinking in a foreign language bilingual, culture, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, linguistics, thought, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.02.07

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Friday morning random times comics, Fun, Ground Hog Day, Life, Random, randomness, Sochi, superhero, words, Writing Turn the Page

Fri 2014.01.31

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The diversity and “domainness” of language domain, foreign language, General, japan, japanese, language, learning, linguistics, self-study, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.01.24

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Word Poll No. 4 Fun, poll, randomness, words Turn the Page

Fri 2014.01.17

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Word Poll No. 3 Fun, poll, randomness, words Turn the Page

Mon 2014.01.13

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Words are bursting at the seams with meaning acquisition, dictionary, foreign language, General, grammar, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, language, learning, linguistic, linguistics, memory, Uncategorized, words Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2014.01.10

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Word Poll No. 2 Fun, poll, randomness, words Turn the Page

Fri 2014.01.03

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Word Poll No. 1 Fun, poll, randomness, Uncategorized, words Turn the Page

Wed 2012.04.04

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There is one saying I just cannot stand to hear Industrial Revolution, Luddite, Random, randomness, rant, Rants, words Turn the Page

Thu 2012.03.01

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Treatment of women language, Life, randomness, Women, words Turn the Page

Fri 2012.01.06

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Let’s get something straight… Canada, Fun, Jian Ghomeshi, Milk, randomness, Saskatchewan, words Turn the Page

Fri 2009.09.18

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Word of the day: Vi-Co Life, randomness, Saskatchewan, words Turn the Page