Around the web – November 2017

Here is your round-up of popular news stories about language and translation for November.

Kazakh Facebook users have adopted the carrot example to express their views on the alphabet change

 

From The Red Lion to the Bucket of Blood, how did your local get its name?

Now that really takes the biscuit.

Why do the French exclaim “Oh la vache!”?

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