On the Comic Kingdom site on the 21st, “Tuesday’s Top Ten Comics on Language” (where language is understood broadly), with comments from the site.
Archive for the ‘Bilingualism’ Category
From univision news:
The New York Times prints first editorial in Spanish, asks Latinos to vote
On Sunday [October 2nd] the paper published an editorial in Spanish and English asking Hispanics to register to vote. The idea came from two writers who wanted to highlight the importance of the Latino vote in November.
A recent card from Chris Ambidge with a Doc and Raider: one in a series about travails with their cat.
D&R is a (a) gay, (b) Canadian (c) cartoon, often touching as well as funny. A couple samples to follow.
From a reader of this blog:
A linguist named d’Armond Speers has been in Colorado news lately because his wife is running for the school board in Denver. Some years ago, Speers decided to speak to his baby son only in Klingon, while his wife used English. This continued for five years until the kid refused to respond to Klingon. I am wondering what your opinion is of an experiment like this? Good for the kid, or just notorious for the dad?