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· January, 2010

Stories about Language from January, 2010

Ukraine: UK Ambassador's Ukrainian Vocabulary

Tunisia: Language Choices

Poland: Anglophone Blogs

Hungary, Slovakia: Open Borders, Assimilation, Nationalism

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

Jamaica, Haiti: Making sense of it all

Japan: Website Localization

Jamaica, Haiti: Using the Language

Russia: Project Aims To Translate Popular Blogs Into Russian

Kenya: Kiswahili an optional subject

Japan: QT is a Variation of ReTweet

Africa: Free Kiswahili synthetic voice for Freedom Fone

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Aid

Russia: Largest Political Community Online Removed And Restored

The recent case of the most popular political online community demonstrated how easy it is to limit free expression on RuNet and revealed the willingness of online audience to defend...

Egypt: English Loan Words

"Egyptian" Arabised English is taking the Twittersphere by storm. Tarek Amr collects reactions from #EgyEnglish in this post which explains how bilingual Egyptians have included English words in their dialect.

Taiwan: Teaching anthropology in Hualien

China: Welcome back, Yeeyan

Morocco: First Indigenous TV Channel Launched

Slovakia, Hungary: Happy New Year!

The relations between the two neighboring countries, Slovakia and Hungary, went bad last year - but some Slovak and Hungarian citizens are trying to improve the situation by launching an...

Top 10 Internet phrases in China In 2009

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