Random Thoughts and Rants from an Everyday Saxophonist
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Kids Say the Darnedest Things About Foreign Words
ME: This piece is marked "moderato." Do you know what that word means? KID: Moderate? ME: Right. And what does "moderate" mean? KID: (shrugs) ME: If a place has a moderate climate, what is the weather like? KID: Humid? ME: Not quite. KID: Dusty?