Lydia Koehn

E aí, tudo bem! A lively lexicologist, Lydia loves munching on alliterative morsels almost as much as she enjoys swapping tales of travel adventures.

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th: Learn how to parley in Pirate.

By Lydia Koehn |   Sep 12, 2017 11:00:29 AM

Blow me down and brush me barnacles—it’s almost time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th! Make no bits about it—celebrating this holiday is fun for landlubbers and pirates alike.

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10 years old and still growin' fresh.

By Lydia Koehn |   Aug 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Mango turns 10 today, and we’re taking a trip down memory lane.

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How to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

By Lydia Koehn |   Aug 29, 2017 3:53:38 PM

Blow me down and brush me barnaclesit’s almost time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Transform your library into a crew full of swashbuckling book-aneers with Mango's Pirate course.

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More than words: Interpreting body language across cultures.

By Lydia Koehn |   Jun 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Before you read, wrote, or even spoke your first word, you mastered a set of subtle, yet vital ways of communicating with friends, family, neighbors, and peers through body language.  A wave to say hello, a bow to show respect or reverence, or a welcoming smile. Language is more than words, grammar, and phrases; it is an embodied experience that is passed on from generation to generation, from person to person, and even from culture to culture as a signature code of communication.

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