Stories about Language from March, 2015
Bringing the Muisca Language Back from Extinction, One Word at a Time
Even though the indigenous language Muisca is extinct, a group of Colombians are using wikis, mobile apps, and social media to breathe new life into the language.
10 Common Words in Spanish and English That Come From Quechua
If you think that Quechua is only used in the Andes, you're sorely mistaken. Spanish, Catalan and even English use Quechua words.
Some Italians Are Demanding Their English-Speaking Leaders ‘Say It in Italian’
Italy's prime minister likes to use English phrases to describe his reforms, which has sparked a campaign urging politicians to "say it in Italian."
‘Eat My S***, Mother****ers!': A Newly-Elected Councillor Causes a Stir in Tajikistan
A city councillor who struggles in Tajikistan's state language, Tajik, has used the language to hit back at her critics in a rather rude way.