Tag: Languages

11th January 2017 / / Languages

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In the weird and wonderful world of words, which world of words is the weirdest? And if we replace ‘weird’ with ‘hard’, we find one of those eternal questions facing language learners: which language is more difficult?

11th January 2017 / / Languages

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Wenn unsere Welt nur von seltsamen Sprachen wimmelt, welche ist die seltsamste? Ersetzen wir das Wort „seltsam“ durch „schwierig“, dann haben wir eine der Kernfragen, die sich jeder Sprachlernende irgendwann stellt: „Welche Sprache ist denn die schwierigste?“

22nd December 2015 / / Languages

Stirring story of Marie Wilcox, last surviving speaker of Wukchumni, who took it upon herself to document the language she spoke as a child and attempt to keep it alive for future generations.

15th June 2015 / / Daily Links

The video urban dictionary, gender-neutral honorifics, the death of the paragraph and the digital language divide.

10th June 2013 / / English