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· February, 2007

Stories about Language from February, 2007

28 February 2007

Burundi: Where No means Yes

Hungary: British Council To Move Out

Sudan: Diversity And Identity Crisis

Many of the posts on the Sudanese blogosphere during the past 2 weeks discussed Sudan's diversity and also revolved around the issue of identity. Sudanese Thinker had an interesting post...

Taiwan: Name-rectification Debate

The two terms “Taiwan” and “Republic of China” ( R.O.C.) has been intertwined together for the last decades. However, after several elections, with the switch in ruling parties from the...

27 February 2007

Transylvania: Funeral of Farsang

Haiti: Who Was Louis-Jean Beaugé?

Bahrain: Learn English With Bahraini Rants

Algeria: Arabic Threatened in Qatar?

Turkey is Typing….Food and Music

I'm reaching in a different direction this week. Let's talk Turkish food and music. Zen in the Kitchen talks about the simple pleasures in eating bread with fresh olive oil....

25 February 2007

Kuwait: From Novel Ads to the History of Bloggers

Q from Kuwaitism takes us on a flash back in time to when advertisements in Kuwait were creative and attractive. This time I’ll post an ad for Kuwait Airways that...

21 February 2007

Ukraine: Language Non-Issue

Hungary: News Roundup

Israel: Did You Know..

Bangladesh: Painted with my brother's blood

Turkey is Typing…Midnight Express, Sweaters, and a Jar of Peanut Butter

What do the above items have in common? All of them and much more will be part of our hodge-podge edition of Turkish is Typing. A couple of our bloggers...

Bangladesh: Celebrating the Mother Language day

Today is the International Mother Language Day, an annual event in UNESCO member states to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This is mostly the international recognition of Language...

Hong Kong: teaching Chinese writing course in English