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· September, 2006

Stories about Language from September, 2006

Macau: The 1st Lusofonia Games will be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau

  25 September 2006

Timor Online writes about the 1st Lusofonia Games to be held between 7-15 October 2006 in Macau. Portuguese speaking countries and regions will compete for glories in the sports of football, futsal, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball, taekwondo, table tennis and athletics. Apart from exciting competitions, impressive cultural performances will compose...

Notes on Montenegro and Transnistria

  22 September 2006

In his yesterday's Balkans Blog Roundup, Ljubisa Bojic quoted this passage on Montenegro by a Serbian blogger: […] I know how things operate down there. Its also a privatised state – I wonder how long it will be before the Europeans become intolerant of all those Russian businessmen who own...

Esperanto Day / Esperanto-Tago

  21 September 2006

This is the first of a set of postings offering a roundup of the Esperanto-language blogosphere, culminating with a posting to review the Esperanto-Day postings. Esperanto Day is a project sponsored by the Esperanto League for North America that proposes that bloggers everywhere post a bilingual posting in Esperanto (and...

Kenya: The president needs Swahili lessons

  16 September 2006

Kenyan Entrepreneur does not think the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, should speak Sheng, which is neither an official nor a national language: “I mean, seriously…he keeps corrupting what is supposed to be the national language!“

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