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The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language
Artists
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The Tico Times’ second book pays homage to Costa Rican life and language

The Tico Times - December 5, 2016

The Tico Times Publications Group is pleased to announce that its second book, “Love in Translation: Letters to my Costa Rican Daughter,” is now available worldwide. The…

Who’s on first? Misadventures in language-land
Expat Living
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Expat Living
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Who’s on first? Misadventures in language-land

Mitzi Stark - August 9, 2015

“Who's on First,” the famous dialogue by Bud Abbott and Lou Costello about baseball players with funny names, was first used in 1938 and is still recalled…

Meet the guy trying to turn emoji into a legitimate, usable language
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Meet the guy trying to turn emoji into a legitimate, usable language

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - April 30, 2015

While many of us tap out these symbols to our family and friends, there are no universal usage rules for emoji: no grammar, no meanings. No syntax.…

Peace Corps celebrates a successful year of teaching English
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Arts and Culture
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Peace Corps celebrates a successful year of teaching English

The Tico Times - December 31, 2014

“We started the Peace Corps TEFL program in 2010,” said Kevin R. Brown, an associate director for the Peace Corps Costa Rica. “But this year has been…