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What is a calque?

It is a class of loan in which phrase is borrowed from another language, but each of the elements of the phrase are translated. This

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Natural Translators?

What kind of person might naturally be a good translator? Maybe this seems like a silly question but I, having been exposed to linguistic diversity

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Language Preservation Policies

Public policies aiming to preserve a national language are most commonly associated with small nations, whether they be small nation-states (i.e., Iceland, Ireland, and Estonia)

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Language Change and Technology

Following up on my last blog, it is worth discussing another important cause of language change: technology. While technological innovation and dissemination have always influenced

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New Words in English 2008

The Oxford English Dictionary, whose corpus of texts now contains over 2 billion words, recently released its list of new words for inclusion in the

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