Posts tagged ‘talk’

September 26, 2019

TED Talk: Education

by duncanr

September 22, 2019

Learning to Read Chinese

by duncanr

July 31, 2019

Talkin’ aboot wir language

by duncanr

when we buried my partner a few weeks ago, I addressed the mourners gathered at her graveside

at the pub afterwards, several folk commented on how scottish I had sounded

this didn’t surprise me – since I moved to England 35 years ago, I have dropped uniquely scottish words from my vocabulary and adopted english instead of scottish pronunciation of common words so folk can understand what I’m saying, but when I’m angry, stressed, or emotional I unconsciously slip back into using scottish words and pronunciation, so I found this ted talk on the scottish language interesting – his early school experience exactly mirrored my own
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March 11, 2019

Grannies Discuss Sex

by duncanr

February 14, 2018

Love is ? Take your Pick . . .

by duncanr

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September 7, 2017

He was Surrounded by F**kers

by duncanr

should have posted this day before yesterday . . .

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April 7, 2017

Smart Folk Talk to Dogs

by duncanr

according to a recent report – see here – talking to your dog is a sign of intelligence, not insanity

it would appear, then, that this dumbass doesn’t talk to his dog enough – http://tinyurl.com/n37ko9p

January 26, 2017

Learn to Read Chinese – the Easy Way

by duncanr

in this TED talk, ShaoLan makes it look easy-peasy . . .

December 28, 2015

The Art of Drawing

by duncanr

this guy is a natural communicator and inspirational speaker !

January 8, 2015

The Birds and the Bees

by duncanr

parents tell their kids where babies come from

[seems to me that the kid who told his brother about sex and babies did a better job of explaining it than any of these ‘awkward’ parents]