Posts By Robert Paris Riger

What is the Poisson D’Avril Tradition? The most benign version of a Poisson d’Avril gag (on April Fool’s Day) nowadays involves tagging one’s friends and mates with the image of a fish taped to their back, without them noticing — the aim being for the fish to stick as long as possible without the persons … Read More >>

For me, this is the perfect book on learning a new language. It is all the things most language--learning tools are not. It’s direct, full of useful pearls of wisdom that can be easily incorporated into one’s day-to-day study of a new language.