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Can You Say That in Faroese Please?

Can you say please in Faroese? With fewer than 80,000 people speaking Faroese worldwide, and a growing tourism market, folks from the Faroe Islands realise that not having their language included on Google Translate can be frustrating for visitors keen … Continue reading

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Bon Bini! Speak Papiamento on Aruba (OneTravel)

Papiamento is the language of the Caribbean’s ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao). These three western-most islands of the Leeward Antilles (which means they’re outside the hurricane zone) are all part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and boast a richly diverse heritage (even for the Caribbean) that’s unique unto itself. Continue reading

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As Language Evolves at the British Library, I Blather on

As the British Library plays host to the first ever exhibition to explore the English language from Anglo-Saxon runes and regional dialects to modern day rap and texting, I’m thinking about how my own use of language has changed through … Continue reading

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