Noraneko's Multilingual Musings

Thoughts on International Software Development, Simulations and Games, Women in Aviation and Gaming and not least of all, Languages and Linguistics

January, 2006

  • Balderdash and Piffle

    Finally! My kind of television show! http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/programmes/wordhunt/ I hope BBC America will pick it up!
  • Word of the Day

    Once in a while, I hit the jackpot – c. 725 CE! I was at the gym last Sunday. My Swiss friend and I were loitering by the supplement display and the "Whey Protein" caught our attention, mostly because my friend laughed about how she first thought she...
  • Word of the Day

    I was writing an email to a colleague this morning and I used the verb "jibe." I don’t believe I've ever actually written the word before in my life and I was compelled to look it up out of curiosity. I was using the word in the American English meaning...