What is Post-truth? Re-blogged from We, the Millennials

Originally posted on We, the Millennials!:
The Post-truth Era Many people questioned me why I kept the name, the post-truth era blog? Is it a political blog? Are you against Brexit or a fan of Narendra Modi or Donald Trump? My answer is simple, ‘NO’. It’s not a political blog, it’s more about expressing our opinion to everyone, discuss things you always felt passionate about… Continue reading What is Post-truth? Re-blogged from We, the Millennials

some linguistic observations

An Ode to My Language It seems the Spanish language has vowels that are more dependable: an A= “ah,” and an E= “ay,” an I= “ee,” an O= “oh,” and a U= “oo” It seems quite unnatural to a speaker of English, in which an E= boasts at least twenty-one possible phonemes– which I won’t go into here–in a poem. It seems unseemly to burden … Continue reading some linguistic observations

Say What? Overcoming Language Differences…

You know what I’m saying? Sometimes understanding is difficult to achieve.   I have been in situations where I have had to or wanted to make myself clear.  Conversations that come to mind are often hilarious, although at the time miscommunication was not one bit funny…but frustrating, or even frightening. I can read Spanish, but speaking it is very difficult for me.   I still translate the … Continue reading Say What? Overcoming Language Differences…

Just being “lunatic fringe” doesn’t mean I’m wrong…

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Three Letter Words.” As long as I am trying to respond to today’s post without using three letter words, I think I will employ this same venue to address a regular post that I have planned.    (Ha! thought I’d be tricked into using this word “utilize” which I hate.  My BFFs vocalize that since I tend to … Continue reading Just being “lunatic fringe” doesn’t mean I’m wrong…