O'Reilly logo

Leadership in Action: Inklings - Jugando con Palabras en Espanol by David P. Campbell

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

INKLINGS

Jugando con Palabras en Español

David P. Campbell

I was fortunate to grow up in rural Iowa with both a mother and a grandmother who loved language. My grandmother would recite poetry by the hour, especially Wordsworth, and my mother was always playing word games. For example, when I remarried later in life, at the wedding reception—which was reasonably posh, with tuxes and all—she passed out little slips of paper with the following poem, explaining, “David always liked this sort of thing”

SEVILLE DER DAGO

TOUSAN BUSES INARO

NOJO DEMIS TRUX

SUMMIT COWSIN SUMMIT DUX.

This heritage has continued to stimulate me, especially when I recently decided that I had to get serious about learning another language. Our world is becoming ever more ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required