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transcribing my accent

An exercise in the international phonetic alphabet (IPA).

Here's a quote from the magnificent Margaret Atwood book, "The Handmaid's Tale":

"Now we walk along the same street, in red pairs, and no man shouts obscenities at us, speaks to us, touches us. No one whistles.

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moved to pelican

Here's what happened:

My phone started acting up. The lock button turned into a 'maybe turn the phone off' button. The unlock button turned into a 'maybe turn the phone off, or open the camera?' button. I impulse-purchased a new phone, and the old one magically fixed itself. New ...

learning hangul(한글)

Hang-Cool 1

The Korean alphabet (Hangul) is - so far - my favourite writing system. It is logical and efficient. It pleases my sense of style. Since starting this post over a month ago I took up learning Mandarin so my feelings towards Hanzi are liable to threaten Hangul's dominance in the future ...