I struggle terribly with English, so I feel particular sympathy for the people who wrote, “But never before have we experienced as creative a phase in language as we are now in our age of modern media”, even if they are the authors of the Cambridge Grammar.
- Spanglish as a pidgin?
This morning someone rather unusual said something to me along the lines of: Hice tres footin(g)(s) pero se me rompió el
- Interesting hints on pronouncing the Urdu q
Think of a bird or a bottle.
- Catalonia Today: light, bland, should do fine
No, not Catalonia Today the magazine, nor Catalonia Today the Generalitat PR splurge, but the English-language daily to be launched on
- Language economics
François Grin (.doc): “On balance, the rates of return to English are likely to decline in the long run, in the
- Good piece on current American “translation will save the world” hype
Asks Mr O’Brien: “[A]re foreign funding agencies getting any smarter about how to get more of their countries’ literary works translated