Good News for Witches!
"As soon as you tell people you're a witch, the curtain goes down," he said. "We want to reclaim the word and remove its negative connotation. It's a matter of education."
Posts from graduate students at Yale linguistics. Now fully based on the New World.
Being called a 'gaijin' is not unusual or harmful, says Cai Evans
Phonetics students are always plagued with this. How to insert properly IPA symbols on your problem set. The most common way is to use SIL IPA fonts, which are really nice and complete. The backdrop is the pain to insert one by one, as most people do not know the mapping for the non-Roman characters. But it works ibn the end, until someone who has not an IPA font opens it. Weird symbols. Or a different version of the font. These last two problems can be avoided by transforming your document in PDF (use Open Office, preferrably from scratch). But it is still a pain to insert the symbols. Using LaTeX is a bit better in the sense that you just need to have your table and enter the commands, but in the end, probably it requires more keystrokes. What about when you just want to send a phonetic transcription by e-mail.
This one seems at a first glance n the same line as the previous vowel sexyness stuff, but not quite. Here goes the abstract: