Notes, observances, and commentary from a high school Latin teacher.
Saturday, January 03, 2009
Tolkien and the Power of Language
There is an excellent piece in today's (1/3/09) The Writer's Almanac about J.R.R. Tolkien and the power of language. The best quote from Tolkien comes at the end of the article, "I wish life was not so short. Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about."