Gotta love Muppet humor. Especially when John Cleese is involved!
A “Dialect” is a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group. Choosing a dialect is more important for some languages than for others. While I don’t believe English is one of those languages allow me to use it as an example. If you were teaching English to someone what word would you tell them to use for your male parent? “Daddy,” which [...]
Here’s a picture of the young actress Addy Miller wearing one of my “Walking Dead” t-shirt designs. Addy was a zombie on the first episode of “The Walking Dead”. If you’d like to see a photo of her from that you can click the following link. Just be warned, it is a photo of her in all her made-up, gory zombie glory. Click here for that picture. And here [...]
Behold the awesomeness of my Empire Strikes Back stormtrooper armor! “What makes it ‘Empire Strikes Back’,” you ask? A few things. First off the frown is black. The stormtroopers in ANH (A New Hope – the first Star Wars movie in 1977) had gray frowns. The ANH stormtroopers also had hand painted “tube stripes” and “traps” on their helmets. In Empire Strikes Back those were all decals. The ESB troopers [...]
We all remember where we were, who we were with, and what we were feeling the day he gave his life. The day he pressed his hand on the glass and… wait… what are we talking about here? There are actually 3 pop-culture references in this. One of them is more subtle than the others and occurs only because of the combination of the other 2. Can you spot all [...]
Recently while doing my annual Google search for Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA) software I ran across “EuroTalk.” This was something I’m sure I had seen before but had never looked into very much. This time, however, something caught my eye and I ordered a their Complete Arabic set to try it out. The software itself isn’t very visually “slick.” Much of it looks very dated. The little animated characters and [...]