About the MobWell, really it's a mob of one, but you get the idea. I'm just me, in Hotlanta, but through me there are many others (yes, we are numerous), and we have teh pointy sticks (fear them), and besides that, we make pretty things. Mostly.
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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
Posted in General stuff, Hindi Tagged french, Hindi, languages, learning, navel-gazing, online, patterns Leave a comment
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
Posted in Cool things, Hindi, other links Tagged class, course, Hindi, language, languages, learning, online 4 Comments
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
Posted in General stuff, Hindi, india Tagged aargh, Hindi, i am special, india, languages, made of fail, sari 6 Comments
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
Posted in General stuff, india, knitting Tagged bollywood, Hindi, hubris, india, knitting, languages, not so fail 7 Comments