I spy an altered version of the newly-approved ASL “I love you” (ILY) handshape emoji (🤟) on the front cover of Entertainment Weekly this week. How cool is that?
In the four years since my master’s thesis was published by Western Oregon University on Digital Commons, it has been downloaded 2,036 times. Oddly, though, I have not heard from readers or seen it cited. What strange times we live in! If you read my thesis, please email email@example.com or leave a comment to let me know how you used it in your research and/or practice. Thanks!
I’ve been hearing about a holiday called «cuaresma» on the Latin radio stations I always listen to. I looked it up and learned it means Lent. It comes from the Latin word «cuadrogésimo», which means forty days, the length of Lent. I love learning!
Diccionario de la lengua española. [Mobile application]. Madrid, ES. Real Académia Española y Associatión de Academias Españolas.
The Word of the Day in my Span¡shDict! app is esposa, which they say means both wife and handcuff. Hmm.
In Spanish, el pezón—a masculine noun—is the woman’s nipple, and la tetilla—a feminine noun—is the man’s nipple. #gender #español