Before I had any right to dismiss Twihards or criticize the psychologically unhealthy relationship model that Bella Swan and Edward Cullen present, I felt obliged to read the books. So I did. All four novels, one novella, and an incomplete document in portable format. The content lived down to my expectations, but I was unprepared for how poorly crafted the saga is. Contact: reasoningwithvampires@gmail.com

14th April 2011

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For more: http://www2.fiu.edu/~schwartb/sparkling.pdf

For more: http://www2.fiu.edu/~schwartb/sparkling.pdf

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  1. rainyautumntwilight reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires
  2. nanahuatli reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    Discussing this type of thing makes me feel good. It’s fun and exercises my brain. By the way, Spanish uses the same...
  3. sayuritears reblogged this from 2-meanings and added:
    “na ponta da língua”on top of the tongue (Portuguese)
  4. ihaveasandwich reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    The translation of the Estonian phrase in the document you referenced is a teensy bit off. “Ots” (“otsa” in the...
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  11. nekobakaz reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    I will now make an effort to say “sparkling at the end of my tongue”.
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    Good god. I want to marry this post.
  14. fractallogic reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    More playing with idiomatic language than psycholinguistics, but it’s still fun…
  15. laviefantasque reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    I knew there was a reason I follow this tumblr. Not only does it poke fun at Twilight, it also teaches some interesting...
  16. ohmandi reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    For Berchina :)
  17. mediumtrip said: Finnish: “kielen päällä”, meaning “on (top of) the tongue”. :)
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  20. posona reblogged this from foxy-boo and added:
    Irish lessons with my boo.
  21. foxy-boo reblogged this from reasoningwithvampires and added:
    As Gaeilge (in Irish) I would say “Ar bharr mo theanga” is a closer translation. “Agam” is possessive singular so “ar...
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    I have nothing really to say aside from: “Oh, Irish, the cracktastic language of my ancestors where nothing is actually...
  23. odesya said: Turkish uses the exact same words as English to describe the feeling: “Dilimin ucunda.” (“at the tip of my tongue”).
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