Tag Archives: languages

[Navel-Gazing] The learning curve

Well, more specifically the variations between learning curves and my recent experience with them. I find that mental things have a much steeper learning curve than physical things, depending on previous experience with similar physical things. For example, if you’ve … Continue reading

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Back to the books again.

So I am back to learning Hindi again, a little more so this time. I had given it up for a while, as I got almost to learning new verbs and the couldn’t memorize them or remember postpositions or remember … Continue reading

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I feel so smart.

And yet not at all, but I’ll get to that. Firstly, I feel smart. I bought myself a lovely Bengali tant style sari last month from sarishop.com (I have been drooling over their spring collection), and then it sat around … Continue reading

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And also, some sari success. Backing up a minute, weltschmerz not really the word I’m looking for. The word I’m looking for but which is not weltschmerz is defined as “homesickness for a place you’ve never been.” I’ve felt this, … Continue reading

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