There are two words in the English language that can stop you dead in your tracks: burn out. No matter how much you love something, there’s always the risk of doing too much too quickly and getting sick and tired of it. This is especially true when learning a language (like Japanese), which can seem [...]
There are a lot of small things about a language that you might not even recognize until you’re studying another one. I’ve known Pig Latin since I was a kid, but it never really occurred to me that other languages also had weird language games.