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July 08 2015

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June 19 2015

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June 14 2015

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Japan, 1951.

Photographs by Werner Bischof

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June 03 2015

When I was beginning to discover languages, I had a romanticized view of words like “speak” and “fluency”. But then I realized that you can be nominally fluent in a language and still struggle to understand parts of it. English is my first language, but what I really spoke was a hybrid of teenage slang and Manhattan-ese. When I listen to my father, a lawyer, talk to other lawyers, his words sound as foreign to me as Finnish. I certainly couldn’t read Shakespeare without a dictionary, and I’d be equally helpless in a room with Jamaicans or Cajuns. Yet all of us “speak English.”

My linguistics teacher, a native of Poland, speaks better English than I do and seems right at home peppering his speech with terms like “epenthetic schwa” and “voiceless alveolar stops”. Yet the other day, it came up that he’d never heard the word “tethered”. Does that mean he doesn’t “speak” English? If the standard of speaking a language is to know every word — to feel equally at home debating nuclear fission and classical music — then hardly anyone is fluent in their own native tongues.

— Tim Doner  (via anthology-of-bones)
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Niroot Puttapipat’s illustrations for the Folio Society’s "Myths and Legends of Russia"

June 01 2015

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May 24 2015

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I thought I would be understood without words.
Vincent van Gogh, “Letter to Theo van Gogh,” May 3-12, 1882 (via wordsnquotes)

May 02 2015

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April 26 2015

April 19 2015

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April 16 2015

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April 14 2015

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April 06 2015

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