Thursday, April 12, 2012

A Cache of Languages

Little did I know my new hobby has some relevance to linguistics...

I recently decided to try Geocaching because of my love for the outdoors and hiking. Right away I was introduced to the language of Geocaching through its Glossary of Terms (many initialisms).

It wasn't until I found this adorable fellow that I discovered there is more to Geocaching than meets the language-loving tongue.

Here are his tags -

In English:

In French:

And in German (his first language):

P.S. I will not mention the prescriptivist issue with Volker's tag.

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