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 [...]more→
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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.