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Cardiologists - what do you think about this?
On a recent drive to school with Cheyenne, I heard three songs use the term "heart attack" in regard to matters of the heart, but not to speak to the actual physical malady that would put one in a hos...
11/30/13 at 9:46 AM How is a cuss word born? 7/7/12 at 8:34 PM
Dissed robe! 12/6/11 at 7:23 AM
The language of health care
Awhile back, I wandered into an Internet discussion about the use of the word "non-compliant" to describe patients who didn't follow the doctor's instructions or take their medications as directed. ...
10/17/13 at 10:20 AM Every move you make, the patient is watching you 6/5/13 at 11:32 AM
The language of health care 11/4/09 at 3:42 AM
Three Receive Top Awards From NDALL
Two Fargo Public Schools staff members and one Fargo Adult Learning Center (FALC) student recently received top awards from the North Dakota Association of Lifelong Learning (NDALL). NDALL is a state ...
9/22/13 at 6:00 AM Summer language experience to bloom in August 5/24/13 at 8:03 AM
Myths and truths about special education 2/7/13 at 4:02 PM
Do Christians Use the F-Word?
I thought the title might get your attention, and in answer to the question, which actually should look more like this: Can you use the F-Word and still be a Christian? I'd say, I sure hope so, or...
8/7/13 at 10:44 AM Christians: Please Stop Talking Like Weird People 6/12/13 at 1:12 PM
Effective communication was not my strong suit. My way of dealing with uncomfortable or scary things was to stick my head in the proverbial sand and ignore them. I prayed theyd go away or miraculou...
6/5/13 at 1:31 PM
Studying Sibelius at Salolampi
The snowy woods and authentic architecture ofSalolampi, the Finnish Language Village, became an idyllic setting for a weekend workshop by The Concordia Orchestra. The orchestra retreated toSalolampi,...
2/6/13 at 2:28 PM Language Villages Founder Remembered 10/24/12 at 9:43 AM
Transforming Teaching 6/5/12 at 11:15 AM
A Tiny Word That Makes a Huge Difference
Read the following two sentences: He is black. He is a black. Hmm. We don't hear the latter much these days. It's old-fashioned if not out-dated if not off-putting. But deeper than the emotional...
1/8/13 at 8:12 AM
Bookends June 2012
Our Summer Reading Program begins June 4th! The theme this year is, Dream BigRead. Our kick-off event will be Tuesday, June 5th at 11:00 a.m. with a visit from the Minnesota Zoo with an assortment of ...
6/12/12 at 4:22 PM Bookends May 2012 5/1/12 at 1:13 PM
Melissa Gjellstad to examine ‘When Men Speak: Masculinities and Fathering in Millennial Norwegian Literature’ at the final UND Faculty Lecture April 19
Melissa Gjellstad, assistant professor and Norwegian Program director in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of North Dakota, will present the fifth and ...
4/13/12 at 2:43 PM UND Working Group to host seminar on digital and new media April 10 at Fire Hall Theatre 4/5/12 at 1:14 PM
UND law student headed to Azerbaijan this summer for intensive language instruction 5/5/11 at 2:39 PM
Jamestown College offering new course on Chinese language, culture
Jamestown College will offer a Chinese Language and Culture course taught by two visiting Chinese professors beginning Monday, Sept. 12. Community members are welcome to take the class, which will be ...
8/31/11 at 2:31 PM
Learning like a baby with Rosetta Stone
The countdown begins. I've got just over a week left before I take off for parts unknown. Meantime, I've been hammering away at Rosetta Stone, trying to regain at least a tenuous grasp of the Spanish ...
6/21/11 at 11:58 AM
Monkey see, monkey please DON'T
If children are mirrors, then I wantmine to reflect proper grammar. Jo K. wrote about what her toddler has taught her in the Forum's Family Blog. She says her sonmimics what she does, like rushing to...
2/2/11 at 11:10 AM
Bill making English official language begins legislative trek
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen brought back a bill often debated in the Legislature, to make English Minnesotas official language. Learning the English language is essential, the Alexandria Republican said. ...
2/2/11 at 2:23 AM Effort begins to save Indian languages 4/3/09 at 10:13 AM
debitage - waste products of making stone tools
Debitage may look like a word from the worlds of finance or fashion, but it actually comes from the world of archeology. Debitage refers to the waste products of making stone tools, everything from la...
2/1/11 at 10:56 AM "So, do you blow yourself out?" 12/29/10 at 9:06 AM
I'll be telling him to "zip it" soon, too.
Here's breaking news, folks: ADAM IS TALKING. Kinda. There are sounds that are close to being words: "sssss" when you ask what a snake says "mmmm" when you ask what a cow says (but only if you have...
1/26/11 at 2:23 PM Eating should make that list, too, maybe. 10/12/10 at 9:06 PM
Public Service Announcement 4/1/09 at 4:16 PM