Around the web – September 2021

Happy International Translation Day! Here are the ten most popular news articles, blog posts, and stories about translation and language for September 2021.

10 translated books that feature translators as characters

Hidden from view … a calligrapher with an early Chinese translation of Robert Burns. (Photograph: David Cheskin/University of Edinburgh/PA)

French in Haiti: Is It Time for a Change?

The hand gestures that last longer than spoken languages
(Image credit: Emmanuel Lafont/BBC)

A movement against Western influence threatens to close off a nation that succeeded in part by welcoming new ideas.

  • On the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, this article looked at some of the ways the event shaped language, and unpacks some of the consequences

The linguistic legacy of 9/11


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