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The Herdsman of Tekoa

I’d appreciate your feedback. To keep up with my Hebrew and Greek, every day I translate the Bible following on the suggestion by my professor Heath Thomas. I’m currently alternating between the books of Amos and James. Here’s an excerpt from Amos which I invite you to give feedback on the naturalness of the English—no […]

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Music is a Moral Law

Musician Anika Paulson opened her TED talk “How I found myself through music” with the following quote: “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” — Plato We’ve found Plato’s words to ring true even today in our daily lives. There’s not much that […]

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Twas The Night Before Christmas (Linguists’ Version)

Twas The Night Before Christmas (Linguists’ Version) by Dr. Dave Sayers https://www.academia.edu/9856733 (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license) Twas the night before Christmas in the ivory tower, Not a creature was stirring at the midnight hour, Twas a problem for linguists who live to hear sounds, Consonants, vowels (open or round). We linguists were nestled all snug […]

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