Tag Archives: language

The name of the garbage

You see recycling bins everywhere these days – usually right beside regular bins. There’ll be a sign on the recycling bin saying “Cans, Bottles, Plastics”, and “Garbage” on the standard bin. Recycling has become part and parcel of how a lot of people work, but not everyone thinks to do it. It’s not uncommon to… Read More »

What’s in a word?

I said / you said / he said / she said. I admit, I’m biased. English is my natural language, and other than a few programming languages I’m hopelessly inept at any other language. I can introduce myself and ask if someone speaks English in French, and know the word for “welcome” in a bunch… Read More »