Meaning and Non-Meaning
I’M AT THE MakingWeb conference in Oslo, Norway. Nearly all of the presentations here have been in English, but the one I’m listening to now is in Norwegian, a language of which I speak not a word. The ambient flow of phonemes teases my jet lag and makes my lids heavy. Yet each time I am about to drift off, a name or phrase I know leaps from the sea of foreign syllables, awakening me with a sudden shiver of recognition:
Mobile First, Norwegian Norwegian Norwegian. Teehan + Lax, Norwegian Norwegian Norwegian. Responsive Design, Norwegian Norwegian.
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