France is not all French
bigthink.com
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Very enlightening linguistic maps.

The weirdest languages
corplinguistics.wordpress.com
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Hindi is not weird.

20/04/2019
Linguistics for Language Learners: What is the IPA?
www.languagebasecamp.com

The International Phonetic Alphabet for beginners.

26/09/2018
Mud season in Russia: Putin, Rasputin
languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu

Fascinating etymological discussion.

03/04/2018
Gender, language and Brexit
jonworth.eu
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Excellent research, crowdsourced by @JonWorth.

The Great Soulmate Debate – The Geeky Gaeilgeoir
thegeekygaeilgeoir.wordpress.com
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“mo anam cara” and why you should checknthe translation before you get your tattoo.

01/02/2018
Why we should learn German
www.theguardian.com
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John Le Carré speaks.

02/07/2017
Elvish as she is spoke
www.elvish.org

What Tolkien was doing and what other people did to it.

19/05/2017
Do the Koreas Speak the Same Language?
languagehat.com

Mostly but not entirely.

05/03/2017
Learning Avar
languagehat.com

It's not easy. (Difficult language, few materials.)

16/12/2016
We went in search of the world’s hardest language
medium.com
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Tuyuca, rather than Ubykh or !Xóõ.

01/12/2016
Hitler and the Reinvention of Interpreting
www.linkedin.com

Actually Nuremberg trials more important.

17/08/2016
Love in Translation
www.newyorker.com
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A hilarious and moving piece about learning your spouse's language. #fb

05/08/2016
Čay v tea
russiandemographix.blogspot.ca
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The words for "tea" in European languages.

11/07/2016
The World's Most Efficient Languages
www.theatlantic.com
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Something a bit different!

30/06/2016
Da Qin
languagehat.com

Why does 大秦 mean the Roman Empire?

02/04/2016
05/12/2015
Languages Are Products of Their Environments
blogs.discovermagazine.com

Fewer consonants in the jungle.

07/11/2015
Kafka's Metamorphosis and its mutations in translation
www.theguardian.com
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"zu einem ungeheueren Ungeziefer verwandelt"

23/10/2015
Where do languages go to die?
www.theatlantic.com
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Decline of a Lingua Franca: The Story of Aramaic

Letter of Recommendation: Uzbek
www.nytimes.com
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"since then, I have spoken Uzbek outside the classroom on exactly two occasions"

17/08/2015
Different Beauty, Equal Beauty
www.asymptotejournal.com
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Spanish and English.

17/08/2015
How India changed the English language
www.bbc.com
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Loot, nirvana, pyjamas, shampoo, shawl, bungalow, jungle, pundit, thug.

28/06/2015
INFOGRAPHIC: A world of languages - and how many speak them
m.scmp.com
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Brilliant from @aLucasLopez at @SCMP_News.

04/06/2015
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