Posts Tagged ‘answer’:

N is for No

Our baby girl is starting to understand what is right and wrong. So the word ‘No’ seems to be one of the first words we teach her. It’s a very simple word but once we are adults it takes some confidence and courage to say ‘No’ to others. I’m curious to see how ‘no’ is written and sounds like in different languages. Here is the rule: Please write the word in the comments if you know any ‘no’s in any language. Let’s see how many ‘no’s we can come up with. Mongolian: үгүй – (Pron: oogie) Russian: Нет – (Pron:

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M is for Mongol

You can call me Mongol Because I am. But please don’t call someone with Down’s Syndrome ‘Mongol’ or ‘Mongo.’ You will hurt not only me but many ‘Billy’ we called our little boy when he was born ‘Buuz’ we named him when he came home Our baby was a Mongol not because he had Down’s Syndrome Only because his mummy is Mongolian You can call me Mongol Because I am. But please don’t call someone with Down’s Syndrome ‘Mongol’ or ‘Mongo.’ You will hurt not only me but many ‘Mong’, clowns joke on TV, ‘Mongo’, school kids call each other

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K is for Keep Kind Karma

I asked my kids what to write on letter K. They said: Karma and Kind. So what is Karma? It is widely understood as cause and effect. Do I believe in Karma? I did. I thought If I’m kind and considerate life will treat me alright. However, I’m not sure anymore. We lost our baby son Billy. Was it Karma?   What do you think? Do you believe in Karma?    

J is for Jokes

Are you ready? Are you ready? I am about to tell you a joke! This is a very common introduction to jokes in many countries. However, in Britain I find jokes have pretty sharp and sudden punch lines. I remember coming here for the first time and the jokes went straight over my head and I felt pretty dumb. A decade later, finally (well most) I get them. But today,  I’ll share with you my comedy monologue based on language, culture and pronunciation. Mongolians, including myself find some sounds hard to pronounce in English. A Job Interview on Skype ON

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I is for Idioms

Idioms. Metaphors. Phrasal verbs. I love them. I find it so fascinating why languages have different idioms for the same ideas and expressions. (English) = (Mongolian) chalk and cheese  = a camel and a goat no room to swing a cat = no room to turn your bottom out of the blue = out of the sky over my dead body = when the sun rises in the west and dogs grow flowers on their tails   I like body parts and colours used for different meanings, too.   to learn by heart = to learn by chest to keep

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