Coca-Cola’s Multilingual Superbowl Ad Gets a Mixture of Reactions

Would America the Beautiful sung in either of the two Seminole languages, …or the language spoken by the Cherokee Nation have received the same reaction? Would they have been told to speak English or go home? That could be tricky! Living here in what I thought was the land of linguistic silliness, namely the CanadianContinue reading “Coca-Cola’s Multilingual Superbowl Ad Gets a Mixture of Reactions”

Christmas Trees, SuperBowl and Gong Xi Fat Cai

There used to be a rule of thumb that the deadline for turfing-out your Christmas tree was halftime at the Rose Bowl. There used to be a rule of thumb that the deadline for turfing-out your Christmas tree was halftime at the Rose Bowl. The Rose Bowl is played on New Year’s Day, with aContinue reading “Christmas Trees, SuperBowl and Gong Xi Fat Cai”