Around the web – May & June 2022

In May I was away attending BP22 (in Lisbon), Wordfast Forward (in Montenegro) and ITI22 (in Brighton) and wasn’t able to do my monthly round-up. So I’m doubling up this month!

Ryanair plane taking off

Critics of Ryanair’s test pointed out that South Africa has 10 other official languages, apart from Afrikaans

  • Greenland has a rich vocabulary for ice & snow. But what happens to language when those natural phenomena start to disappear?

As Greenland’s iconic icebergs begin to melt as the planet warms, how will its people, and language, adapt?

Romany flag

Which English words are borrowed from Romany?

Is the internet changing how we talk about slang words?


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