Stories about Language from March, 2018
Globally, close to 1 billion people are learning English as a Foreign Language and all of them encounter binary gender pronouns from the earliest lessons.
"I told my family that what I'm doing might have uncertain consequences, but it's something that needs to be done."
"The sadness in my heart, like a mountain/The heart under your chest, like a stone."
What do you think when you hear the word "teen"? In this post, we explore English-language media conversations around teens, adolescents, and youth.
"Unfortunately, it has become a habit for us to speak in Russian because of a few folks who don't speak Kazakh. If we speak Kazakh those who don't should learn."
By posting riddles, Chinese netizens have found a way to safely criticize the recent constitutional amendment proposal regarding the abolition of the two-term presidential limit.
The cruelty, injustice and lack of due process against Iran's Ahwazis continue: several deaths remain shrouded in mystery, with the added horror of families being denied burial rights.