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· June, 2009

Stories about Language from June, 2009

Bahrain: What Does “Madrasah” Mean?

Russia: Buckwheat

“Lao help Lao” mentality

Russia-India: A medieval journey to India

China: When plans overtake change

Bahrain: Should “Native Speakers” Be Given Preference?

Trinidad and Tobago: Fighting Words

Japan: On How to Perceive the Japanese Web (Part One)

Reporter Yuka Okada from the Japanese tech news site ITmedia brandished her well-regarded interviewing skills for a one-on-one session with Mochio Umeda. The result was “The Japanese web is ‘disappointing':...

Iran: FaceBook in Persian

Iran: Google translates Persian

Philippines: Word of the year

Pakistan: Chinese And Japanese Characters On Public Transport

India: rights of the linguistic minorities in Mizoram

North Africa: Berber Books Online

Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas: Online Poetry

Haiti: All Things Haitian

Indonesia: Wayang Kulit

Russia: Aleksandr Pushkin

Japan: Social translation tool

Cayman Islands: Native Tongue

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