Category Archives: language

Economic Growth Threatens Languages

‘Already today, several of the world’s nearly 7,000 languages face a serious risk of extinction. “For example, Ainu, a language in Japan, is now seriously threatened, with only 10 native speakers left,” said lead study author Tatsuya Amano at the … Continue reading

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This Copyright Dispute Helped Give America Rock ‘n’ Roll

And isn’t it ironic that presently, copyright lawsuits are still being used against famous musicians? ‘…The boycott lasted for almost a year. In late 1941, ASCAP signed an agreement with radio stations at terms less generous than it had before … Continue reading

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Shocking Publishing Scam

Read this if you publish your own books or if planning to do so PUBLISHERS PROFITING FROM AUTHOR ERRORS ‘Here’s a dirty secret you won’t hear anyone talking about among Print on Demand publishers. Some of them see mistakes, and … Continue reading

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Netscape 1995: A Communication Revolution

The second most important communication revolution in history [Video]1995 was the year Netscape went public and allowed people easy Internet connections and Web browsing second-most-important-communication-revolution-history The New Wave of Message Boards Maybe Google+ Communities triggered this new wave instead of … Continue reading

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Freedamn

Freedamn is Just Another Word With Chinese Characteristics globalvoicesonline.org

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Death of Dialects and Accents or Twangs

‘Thus, when a country boy migrates to the city, he’s already something of a dialect chameleon.’ America has no dialects but Lars Hinrichs, English professor and head honcho of the Texas English Project at the University of Texas, says that … Continue reading

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Political Speech Prompts Dictionary Edit

Define ‘Misogyny‘. The Macquarie Dictionary describes misogyny as ”hatred of women”. But when editor Sue Butler heard Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s fiery speech on misogyny, she decided to update its definition of the word and said it will be expanded … Continue reading

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