This article is an English adaptation of our Haitian Creole informational video. The purpose of the video is to help members of the Haitian-American community understand the ins and outs of legal depositions.
Given the international background of many of the players, one of the most constant reminders of the leagues linguistic diversity is the variety of exotic names that have become household names. But among the Frank Ntilikinas, Zydrunas Ilgauskases and Nemanja Bjelicas, one name stands apart. One name strikes fear in the heart of announcers. The Alphabet Man himself: Giannis Antetokoumpo.
Creole is often characterized by its simplicity. And its certainly true, from the lack of verb conjugations to the lack of grammatical gender (kinda), in many ways it is less complex than languages English-speakers are familiar with. But there are some ways that Creole has gotten more complex, more complicated, and weirder.