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Written By: daveski on May 11, 2009 3 Comments

Now, looking back and looking forward at the end of my third semester in Language and Power, I’m struck by how much the syllabus feels like it tells the story of a journey of survival. But, I have to admit, it’s a funny kind of journey, and one I wouldn’t have ever hoped for, since […]

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 27, 2009 7 Comments

I was rereading Saussure for a class today, when I was struck by his comment that in French, dogs go “ouaoua,” while in English they bark out “bow-wow”!

I looked online for resources on animal sounds in different languages, and here are some interesting links I found:

Quack-project.com, which has actual sound files.


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