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· February, 2010

Stories about Language from February, 2010

28 February 2010

Italy: “Tangerines and olives don't fall from the sky”

The first strike of immigrant workers in Italy's history will happen on March 1st, thanks to a broad European initiative to oppose racism and discrimination, and reaffirm the positive role...

Morocco: The Death of a Newspaper

25 February 2010

Guyana: Spam You!

Macedonia: Grassroots Effort to Preserve Folk Music Online

Appreciation of folk music has been a distinguishing feature of the Macedonian culture, and thanks to selfless efforts of one dedicated blogger it spreads through the blogosphere, too.

24 February 2010

Americas: International Mother Language Day

February 21 marked International Mother Language Day promoted by UNESCO. It was a time in the Americas to reflect on the use of Spanish, as well as the importance of...

Montenegro: The Language Issue

17 February 2010

China: The Party’s Policies are yakexi

Morocco: To Valentine or Not to Valentine?

In Morocco, as in many countries, celebrating Valentine's Day has caught on as a modern expression of love. In major cities, storefronts stock candy hearts and teddy bears, but, as...

8 February 2010

India: Death of a Prehistoric Language

The last speaker of the ancient Bo language, Boa Senior, has died in her native Andaman Islands (part of India) in February 2010. It's a vivid confirmation of last year's...

Trinidad & Tobago: Robber Talk

St. Lucia, Jamaica, Haiti: Words Can Help

6 February 2010

India: The Death Of Bo Language