Monday, May 31, 2010

Toronto: tall things made of stones!


It's teaching and travelling season. Other people are travelling, which means postcards. I am teaching, which means that language is magnificent and I must show them.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Linguistic Relativity

Language is culture! In Edmonton, for example, we have 40 words for snow should f*ck off already this is spring.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Steve: Earl Gray, hot.


If you know Steve, you'll be as pleased as I was at how Google had me prove that I was human for him.

If you don't know Steve, do so.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Feelin' hoopy

I spilled my tea all over the fancy electronic desk I teach from, right in front of the international law professor I had just met who teaches after me. Thank goodness for Douglas Adams

Thursday, May 20, 2010