CONAN Highlight: When she was in college, Elizabeth spent a semester in Russia drinking vodka and learning Russian curse words. More CONAN @ http://teamcoco....
When an accent is done well and is tied to the development of the character itself, it's really a thing of beauty.
The terminology has been a point of contention in the tech community for nearly two decades and now it was just removed from one of the most popular programming languages in the world.
It's one of the most popular words the world over, but what do the letters actually stand for?
In the face of a shifting and globalizing society, we must refresh our gaze and rebrand "peace" for the next half century.
Which is a bit of a problem when one of your staffers publishes an anonymous account of trying to thwart your worst impulses in the New York Times and you want to complain about it.
Oddly enough, we would now very much like to take a bite of cats head.
"What it's really doing is exactly what meaningless little giggles mean when you're having regular conversations with people."
He's figured out how to make a living saying words really, really well.
What can hyperpolyglots teach the rest of us?
The "Scunthorpe problem" has never really been solved and for people with "offensive" last names, this can be a real pain in the ass.
There's this conception that Japanese people are less comfortable with swearing compared with people from other cultures, so what do they think of words like "fuck" and "dickhead"?
And why Barack Obama was the code-switching king.
While Awkwafina successfully imitates something in Crazy Rich Asians, it’s not black language.
Anyway the wind blows, doesn't really matter, because we're dumbfounded by how clever this is.
Our use of English now feels deeply boring and devoid of meaning.
Despite laws guaranteeing access to health care, non-English speakers in the US often end up relying on family and friends as ad-hoc interpreters.
This is somewhere between Scottish, Jamaican and Elvish.
In recent works from "Insecure" to "Sorry to Bother You" to "BlacKkKlansman," sounding "real" is a tricky equation.
The language of colonialism is infecting outer space, thanks to dominance by rich white businessmen and politicians.
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