Introducing Njka

Njka is a visualization project that I am trying to turn into a novel.  It documents my ideas for the journey of a rookie teacher through the first year of teaching in a community that is quite different from the one in which she grew up.  Those who know me know that I am currentlyRead more

What is language?

Image via Wikipedia According to a few sites, Shakespeare coined over 1700 words.  Other writers have made their contributions to the English language, which is often a language that accepts words from everywhere and every culture.  So, what is language and who decides what standard English is, anyway? The French are much more protective ofRead more