What International Mother Language Day means for Indian languages
Subhashish Panigrahi सुभाशिष पाणिग्रही ಸುಭಾಶಿಶ್ ಪಾಣಿಗ್ರಾಹಿ
21 February, the anniversary of the creation of the Tlaxcala translators' network back in 2006, is also the International Mother Language Day. This year is also the International Year of Indigenous Languages. A triple reason to publish this excellent ...
Have children really been named Clitorine?
There is no evidence of this. But the urban legend is tenacious, largely fuelled by... the media and Kev Adams.
Question asked by Killian on 31/05/2018
This is a question (so essential) that has been plaguing the Internet for more than ten ...
In the name of Zionism, change your name
Efrat Neuman אפרת נוימן
Zarechansky became Sa'ar, Brog became Barak: Behind many names in this country are stories involving a desire to forge a new identity in a new land.
Giora Zarechansky has never had an easy time with his surname, which in Hebrew begins with an “ ...
Inside the Oxford English Dictionary: can the world’s biggest dictionary survive the internet?
- Andrew Dickson
For centuries, lexicographers have attempted to capture the entire English language. Technology might ...
137 social leaders and activists murdered in Colombia this year: a localization map
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
This map, basing on data from INDEPAZ, says more than many speeches on the ongoing “peace process” ...
Growth of World Mega Cities: A Map
- Carl Sack
This map shows the growth of the world's 30 largest cities between 1970 and 2010. Use the buttons ...
A #NoDAPL Map
- Carl Sack
When I decided to become a cartographer, I didn’t just want to make pretty and useful maps. ...
The Trump Glossary: Nicknames, Brand Names, Hashtags, Insults and more
- The HyperTexts
This page contains the best Donald Trump trivia that I have been able to find by scouring the Internet. ...
Extinct languages: declaration of love to a Wikipedia page
- Xavier de La Porte
The page "List of languages by time of extinction" is a sad wonder.
There is no hijab emoji. This 15-year-old student is trying to change that
- Abby Ohlheiser
When Rayouf Alhumedhi’s friends wanted to identify themselves to one another in a WhatsApp group ...