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· October, 2009

Stories about Language from October, 2009

Slovakia, Hungary: “Linguistic Discontents”

Albania: Robert Elsie's “Albanian Dialects”

Reunion: Creole becomes second official language

France: Language Lessons in the Park

Myanmar: Gay slang

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Taiwan: Future of the Taiwanese language

Morocco: Education Under Bloggers’ Scrutiny

Torn between insistent calls for modernization and a powerful conservative drive; caught in an excruciating debate over which languages to include in its programs; overburdened by an opaque and centralized...

Russia: Kindle

Israel: Exploring Hebrew's Latin Roots

Trinidad & Tobago: Set Up?

Safeguarding the world's cultural heritage

Many organisations working to preserve global cultural heritage - both tangible and intangible - have been using online media to support their efforts.

Lebanon: Right to Left

Trinidad & Tobago: What Town Say…

Estonia: Apples

Jordan: Arabic TV Shows for Children

Tajikistan: Me No Speak the Tajik

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