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Le French Invasion of New York

Walking around New York City you’re bound to hear a plethora of different languages being spoken by the residents, immigrants, and tourists that make this city a true melting pot. However, unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, in … Continue reading

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Foreign Vocabulary: Japanese

Hikkomori (ひきこもり or 引き籠もり): Withdrawn These days, the word hikkomori has taken on a new meaning in Japanese culture – the word refers to the thousands of young Japanese men who have withdrawn from society, becoming hermits and staying locked … Continue reading

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Subtitles Raided!

“Undertexter subtitle translation site raided by police” Whoa!! I saw this article a few months back and found it in my drafts.  Subtitles? Police raid? Pretty melodramatic title, I was immediately intrigued. Were doors broken down? Linguistically-minded Internet rights hippies thrown … Continue reading

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