It’s Traveller Pride Week and no better time to share this lovely cartoon-based poster with a few words of the Traveller language, Cant. The poster was produced by Involve, who’s mission “(In Partnership with Travellers) recognises the equality of the Traveller Community by providing programmes, initiatives and services that promote the participation and inclusion of … Read more A Few Words of Cant, the Language of Irish Travellers
Got a copy of the new English language textbook for German schools, Level Crossing Volume 2 from Cornelsen Publishing, featuring one of my cartoons today!
Photo owned by Fernando Wagner (cc) I was explaining to my 10-year-old son how language is subject to constant change and new words are being coined all the time. He didn’t realise this before and was really taken with the idea. We decided to see if we could invent a word and have it enter … Read more Your part in the birth of a neologism…
“Who wasn’t somewhat enchanted by the legendary greeting uttered by Henry Stanley when he finally found Doctor Livingstone in the African jungle?”