GIVEAWAY – $40 at Mother Tongues!

by Corey · 37 comments

We multilinguals love words, don’t we? And we especially enjoy what we can do with words in our different languages: We share meanings, engage in conversations, participate in cultural traditions, and so much more.

To celebrate words I contacted Michelle from Mother Tongues to ask if she wanted to do a giveaway at Multilingual Living. I asked her because Mother Tongues is all about words. Michelle’s products help give us ways to share words and meanings with the world around us.

I also contacted Michelle because of the way she runs her business: She is respectful, honest, dedicated and generous. Michelle is truly behind what she does. Doing a giveaway with her is an honor.

Here is more about Mother Tongues from Michelle herself:

I love words. Maybe you do too. I seek out words, not the normal, everyday words, but words in languages that I do not understand, words that can teach me concepts from other cultures. These words, I believe, can inform my life and all of our lives in positive, life-giving ways, because I’m convinced that one culture can educate another.

I’ve built a business around these words, a clothing company called MotherTongues. I print meaningful words from diverse languages on t-shirts and accessories like socks, scarves, tote bags and aprons, along with a poetic explanation of the word(s).

We (my husband is my big inspiration and motivator, and I’m the worker bee) started by picking a word we know: “UBUNTU,” a Zulu or Xhosa word from our native South Africa. Ubuntu is a term for humaneness, for caring, sharing and being in harmony with all of creation. It means that we are all connected, all of us on this planet. I am because we are. We wanted to share this cool concept with the world.

The Giveaway

Mother Tongues is giving away a $40 gift certificate for anything they sell on their website. Head over to Mother Tongues to see all of their products! Or send Mother Tongues an email if you have any questions!

How to Enter the Giveaway…

To enter this giveaway, all you need to do is the following (each counts as an entry as long as you leave a separate comment below saying that you did each):

  • Join the Mother Tongues email list for news and coupons: Go to the Mother Tongues website, scroll to the bottom, click on the “Newsletter – Sign Up” button, and get signed up. (Then leave a comment below letting us know you did this!)

REMEMBER to leave a separate comment below for each!

This giveaway will close at midnight PST on June 7, 2011.

*** Anyone in the world can enter! Just make sure your email address is correct when you enter your comments so we can contact you! ***

Make sure to read the Multilingual Living Giveaway Rules!

Hope you enjoy this giveaway!

GOOD LUCK!

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1 Denise Massie May 24, 2011 at 7:44 pm

I followed MotherTongues on Facebook.

2 Denise Massie May 24, 2011 at 7:44 pm

I signed up for the newsletter. 🙂

3 Jeanne Granda May 24, 2011 at 7:49 pm

I love this site/shop! Thanks for sharing Mother Tongues with us! I just signed up for their newsletter. Can’t wait to buy myself something… even if I win!

4 Jeanne Granda May 24, 2011 at 7:49 pm

Also “liked” them on Facebook! Thanks again for introducing me!

5 Casey May 24, 2011 at 7:56 pm

I signed up for the Newsletter! Excited to read them, regardless of the prize! 😀

6 Casey May 24, 2011 at 7:57 pm

“Liked” them on Facebook, too; I am really glad to see great people behind great products.

7 Jyothi May 24, 2011 at 10:04 pm

I liked them on facebook, as a dutch i love the shirt with gezellig on it!

8 Corinne May 24, 2011 at 10:20 pm

I love their concept! 😀
I “liked” them on Facebook.

9 Margareta May 24, 2011 at 10:37 pm

I liked the page on facebook. What a great idea for t-shirts! 🙂

10 Laura May 25, 2011 at 3:56 am

I signed up for their newsletter – looking forward to browsing their products!

11 Laura May 25, 2011 at 3:57 am

I “liked” them on Facebook as well! Very cool concept!

12 Margareta May 25, 2011 at 4:06 am

Actually, I have to add to my comment that I fell in love with the t-shirts! I learned new wonderful words I now want to wear! My favourite is the Swedish ‘lagom’. 🙂

13 Michelle May 25, 2011 at 4:36 am

I joined the Mother Tongues’ email list.

14 Stephanie May 25, 2011 at 5:35 am

I follow Mother Tongues on facebook.

15 KaRo May 25, 2011 at 6:49 am

I am on the Mother Tongues’ email list.

16 KaRo May 25, 2011 at 6:51 am

I like “Mother Tongue”
on Facebook!

17 Karolena May 25, 2011 at 8:56 am

I liked Mother Tongues on Facebook!

18 Rea May 25, 2011 at 1:40 pm

I liked the facebook page, and I really do! Fun stuff.

19 Rea May 25, 2011 at 1:41 pm

Newsletter too! (Hoping for a coupon)

20 Antonia May 25, 2011 at 1:57 pm

I ‘liked’ Mother tongues on Facebook

21 Antonia May 25, 2011 at 1:58 pm

I signed up for the email newsletter from Mother tongues.

22 Karine Poulin May 25, 2011 at 6:17 pm

Hello! I am a new liker of Mother Tongues on Facebook.

23 Karine Poulin May 25, 2011 at 6:19 pm

And now I am also a fresh subscriber to their newsletter. Boy, this advertising campaign really works!!

24 Elif May 25, 2011 at 7:19 pm

I signed up for the newsletter, which is fab!

25 Elif May 25, 2011 at 7:20 pm

I Follow multi iguana on da book, which brightens my day

26 elizabeth May 26, 2011 at 6:51 am

I joined facebook page

27 elizabeth May 26, 2011 at 6:52 am

I joined the newsletter. I am so looking forward in winning this

28 Ligia May 29, 2011 at 6:40 am

I signed up for the newsletter.

29 Lyuba May 30, 2011 at 8:38 pm

Hello! Love the ‘Multilingual’ and just liked Mother Tongue on FB. Good luck to everyone!

30 Maria T. Lopez June 1, 2011 at 5:38 am

Just liked the page on FB. Living their site!!

31 Maria T. Lopez June 1, 2011 at 11:26 am

Just signed up for the newsletter. Great stuff on the site.

32 Nicole M. June 2, 2011 at 9:39 am

I followed MotherTongues on Facebook.

33 kelly speight June 5, 2011 at 10:07 am

I “liked” Mother Tongues on facebook.

34 kelly speight June 5, 2011 at 10:07 am

I signed up for the Mother Tongues newsletter too!

35 Fatima Luis June 5, 2011 at 12:28 pm

I liked.

36 Justine Ickes June 5, 2011 at 6:22 pm

I liked Mother Tongues on FB.

37 Justine Ickes June 5, 2011 at 6:23 pm

I signed up for the Mother Tongues newsletter. Love the mission of Mother Tongues – can’t wait to read the first newsletter.

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