Ten thousand hits

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

It’s been a little over a year since I started this weblog, and visitor traffic has reached 10,000 hits. Quite a few of the hits in the first few days would have been webcrawlers and other non-human visitors, but overall there should be a fairly low proportion of those in the cumulative statistics by now. In any… Continue reading Ten thousand hits

The quirky language that is English

Published on Author Yean Wei Ong

The Conversation published an article by Baden Eunson on the absurdity of English spelling recently. With the rise of the Internet and World Wide Web over the past 20 years, I think the topic of language in general has become more prominent. When we communicate with people from other countries and other cultures, even if in the same… Continue reading The quirky language that is English