Ã‘ is the cultural supplement of the Argentine daily, Clarín (here, via A&C, attacking norms established by the Spanish Royal Academy for a language spoken in 20 countries). Someone told me the other day that I should look up some numbers of a 40s Falangist publication called Y. Happy I was, till I discovered its real name: Ya.
- Babel birds
Re Sony’s PlayStation Portable: The firm demonstrated a piece of software called Talkman, which utilises the built-in microphone port of the PSP
- Royal Academy of History website
The Royal Spanish Academy looks increasingly amateurish compared to stuff like the Brigham Young integrated corpus, but at least they made
- What we really need: more language police
Here‘s the final piece of a series by Uruguayan proofreader Pilar Chargoñia calling for the creation in Argentina of a new
- Quantitative analysis by language of Barcelona publications in British Library Integrated Catalogue
The Catalan government continues to claim that public use of Catalan was prohibited during the dictatorship, but everyone sensible now agrees
- Maritime noun/verb swaps
Well-travelled salesmen are nothing more that the latest bunch of pechelingues.