The Origins of “OK” – BBC

On 23 March 1839, OK was introduced to the world on the second page of the Boston Morning Post, in the midst of a long paragraph, as “o.k. (all correct)”. via BBC News – How ‘OK’ took over the world. This fascinating article details the origin and passage into common use of OK. What OK … Continue reading

Getting Started on Learning a Second Language

All Japanese All the Time (AJATT) http://www.alljapaneseallthetime.com/blog/ While he focuses on Japanese and Chinese learning, most of the techniques he recommends can be applied to any language. Spaced Repetition Software This moves things from your short term memory into your long term memory through reviewing flashcards using algorithms. There are different options for this software. … Continue reading