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Singaporean.. text speak? or Singlish?

On internet fora, it isn't uncommon to see people using abbreviations/textspeak. I've noticed Singaporean posters using particularly idiosyncratic versions of this: 'dun' for don't, 'den' for then, 'TT' for that. Example. What's the origin of this? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Nov 1, 2014 - 12 answers

High Speed Dubbing

When dubbing English language TV shows/movies, does the same actor voice the same actor's roles? Or does, say, Tom Cruise have a different German voice in each movie? [more inside]
posted by mippy on Dec 3, 2011 - 17 answers

Do Yhoo Knoww Thee Answerrr?

Whyy Do Teenagerss on Facebook An Bebo Typee Likee Thiss? Where did it come from? Here's an example. [more inside]
posted by mippy on Dec 3, 2010 - 66 answers

Like a Herring to Water

I'd like to learn a Scandinavian language. Help me decide which one! [more inside]
posted by mippy on Nov 29, 2009 - 15 answers

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