Archive for words

When two become one, English

Posted in Musings / Luddiga tankegångar, News / Nyheter, Photography / Foto, Projects in potentia / Potentiella projekt with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 3, 2011 by gaijin

I didn’t mean for it to happen! Honestly, I didn’t! But in a way, now… it feels inevitable. Like it was destined to be.  Continue reading

My own linguistic evolution, English

Posted in Angry rants from hell, Musings / Luddiga tankegångar with tags , , , , , , , , , on June 2, 2011 by gaijin

Many years ago, I counted myself as a member of the group so affectionately called “language Nazis”. One of those guys who got upset when people couldn’t spell advanced words like “the” or “if”.

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Did I miss a memo? English

Posted in Angry rants from hell, Musings / Luddiga tankegångar, Politics / Politik with tags , , , , , on June 1, 2011 by gaijin

I spoke to an acquaintance just the other day. We don’t see each other that often, and we don’t really have anything in common except for a mutual friend… but I like the dude and we usually have fun together. He told me about the weirdest thing – that there is talk about banning something that’s supposedly racist. Continue reading

Kan vi inte bara komma överens?, Swedish

Posted in Musings / Luddiga tankegångar with tags , , , , on March 20, 2011 by gaijin

Jag hade ursprungligen tänkt skriva lite om vad retorik är, vad det används till och liknande saker… men efter en hel hög grundligt underhållande (men bitvis frustrerande) läsning, så har jag beslutat mig för att ändra ämne en aning. Jag ska försöka ta reda på vad det egentligen innebär, och om det kanske krävs lite mer av en god talare än att bara vara beläst inom retorikens värld. Continue reading