Around the web – August 2021

Here are the most popular news articles, blog posts, and stories about language and translation for August 2021.

  • Many news stories this month talked about the plight of Afghan interpreters. Here are articles on the subject from The Guardian, the BBC in the UK and USA, and Australia’s ABC 

Australian military evacuated Afghan interpreters and contractors who served alongside Australian Defence Force troops

New York State Executive Mansion, home to New York State governors

Researchers want to expand scientific terms in African languages including Luganda, which is spoken in East Africa.

Apparently emojis now mean different things to different people

Would there be fewer protests if the pass became a passe?

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