Links: Place-name etymology, etc.

1. A map of the U.S. labeled by etymological place-name (Illinois is labeled as “Land of Those Who Speak Normally.” Original website here.

2. A particular case of language difficulty — a person who, after a stroke, can abstractly describe a term he cannot come up with. I’m often fascinated by what these injuries say about how our brains process language, how the words that just appear in my mind-voice just come to me. Original here.

3. Messy poems. Original post here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s