Linguistics

37 Strange Swedish Idioms in English

Here's a list of Swedish idioms directly translated into English. Yes, as a Swede working in New York, I do say strange things sometimes.

The Mysterious Four-Dot Ellipsis in Star Wars

Why are there four dots ending the intros and opening crawls in Star Wars? And is there really such a thing as a 'four dot ellipsis'?

What is Public Relations?

Can there be a unifying definition of public relations? This is the story about the difficulties of finding that definition.

Slow Storytelling is Returning

Slow storytelling is not dead. Thanks to the internet, it’s more alive than ever before. The idea that the internet is only for fast-paced content is a myth.

The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon

Ever heard of the Baader-Meinhof phenomenon? It’s when you notice something out of the ordinary, only to notice it again short thereafter. And it’s weird.