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Sing one’s supper

Hi blog. The worst of the heat has passed, and in fact we’ve had some rather cool nights recently. Signs of the approaching end of summer are around us – the days are noticebly shorter than they were just three weeks … Continue reading

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Splitting hairs? An adventure in Cross-Linguistic Naming

One of the interesting aspects of doing any anything nature-related in Japan is the difference in nomenclature between the English and Japanese languages. Most non-linguists tend to think in very absolute terms – generally along the lines that their language’s … Continue reading

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