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· February, 2016

Stories about Language from February, 2016

Why It's Essential To Grow Indian-Language Wikipedias

With over 196 Indian languages on the verge of extinction, Wikipedia in Indian languages could potentially preserve and revive many languages.

Why Are People Calling John Kerry a “Thug” Online?

As the Geneva 3 Conference kicked off on January 29, tens of thousands of tweets used the hashtag #KerryTheThug to condemn US Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on Syria.

Kyrgyz Language Is Part of Google Translate!

The world's most popular multilingual statistical machine translation service has a new addition: the Kyrgyz language.

Living the Spanish Language as the Descendant of Afro-Caribbean Migrants in Costa Rica

Shirley Campbell's parents decided not to speak to her and her siblings in English, perhaps as an attempt to give them one less reason to be different.

An Interactive Digital Archive Helps Preserve Traditional Australian Aboriginal Literature

The archive features versions of old-time children’s stories, pre- and post-contact histories, books about the environment and hunting, ghost stories, creation stories, and cautionary tales from Australia's Northern Territory.

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