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Mark Skoultchi

December 18, 2009

See more funny videos and Music Videos at Today’s Big Thing. Via SFist:   Julie Klausner and the fine folks at Boing Boing bring our attention to this gem: “Prisencolinensinainciusol,” a 1972 song written by Italian composer Adriano Celentano using gibberish words made to sound like English. What English sounds like to non-English speaking foreigners, […]

Mark Skoultchi

June 22, 2009

I am a naming specialist, a linguist, and a lover of words in every sense. So I was tickled pink to see this recent collection of the 100 most beautiful words in English posted by AlphaDictionary. Now of course, each of us will have our own opinion of what makes a word “beautiful” (Mr. Beard’s […]