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The Resurgence of the 1980s J-POP Genre – Japanese City Pop The 1980 Japanese musical genre known as “City Pop” had been slowly enjoying a resurgence in recent years. However, late last year, a YouTube recommendation algorithm started serving up 1984’s “Plastic Love” by Mariya Takeuchi to its listeners. The irrepressible song went viral and … Read More >>


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Spanish Learners Ask: What’s the Difference Between Tú, Usted, and Vos? Learning Spanish subject pronouns is no easy feat, especially when we discover that there are three different versions of the second person singular: tú, usted, and vos. That means there are three different ways to say “you” in Spanish, and infinite ways to find ourselves in embarrassing (or even offensive) situations … Read More >>