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Youtube videos are not all stunts/cute animals or else (near-)professional content. There are also simple, low-budget amateur videos that are well-written and well-performed, such as katinatreesee’s video “Don’t You Just Love Working in an Office?” She plays a slacker office-worker … Continue reading
[Obligatory Yoda inverted word order here insert you may.] The folks at TomTom are selling Star Wars voices for their GPS devices and seemed to have enjoyed the making of behind-the-scenes videos of the recording sessions. The Yoda one has … Continue reading
[EDIT (6/7/10): I broke this long post up into two posts.] This is Part 2 (Part 1) on finding early uses of American slang and colloquialisms from the television clips and episodes on Hulu‘s (language corpus of) shows from NBC … Continue reading
Having trouble finding early uses of slang and colloquialisms? If you’re looking for instances of American (and possibly Canadian) ones, the television clips and episodes on Hulu from NBC Universal (NBC, USA Network, Bravo, Sci Fi, Sundance Channel, Oxygen) and … Continue reading
Straight Goods [EDIT (6/7/10): archive access requires free subscription] has a “definition list for new mothers,” with new meanings for familiar words. My favorites are: Family planning: The art of spacing your children the proper distance apart to keep you … Continue reading