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Wordy Weekend: Education, Part 1: Wordbuilding

Oof. Grad school. Okay! Well, one class is finally over and done with, though I’ve still got two more to write a bunch of papers for. Sadly, I haven’t been spending too much time on in-depth language studies because of … Continue reading

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Wordy Weekend: Independence

Man, work and grad school are kicking my ass. I’m struggling just to keep my head above water with those two, much less do my studying on the side. Periodic immersion at work in Portuguese is getting me a crash … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Jāņi

It’s time for Jāņi! This is probably my favorite Latvian holiday to celebrate. We always make Jāņu siers, šašliks, and other traditional dishes, drink plenty of beer and cider, while staying up late. In past years, I’ve not had to … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Words from this Week

Work’s picked up steam again and we’re going to be off enjoying ourselves away from the computer next week, so no real updates for next week are planned. I’ve got too much to do at work and to get us … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday – Moro

I hope you had fun with the audio and text of Moro! As you can see from the text, even though Moro is intended for elementary school kids, there’s a lot of complicated grammar and vocabulary. Poetry makes everything more … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: All About Slims

I don’t know about you, but something is going around in our area. Both Artis and I were sick and miserable for days and the crud is lingering on. At least it’s not keeping us up at night or keeping … Continue reading

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Wordy Wednesday: Modes of Transportation II

Let’s finish last week’s Wordy Wednesday topic off today! lidot : to fly Interestingly, one of the most popular restaurant chains in Latvia is named Lido. I’m told there’s no relation, however. lidosta : airport Yep, built from lidot, a … Continue reading

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