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An é seo do chupán tae?

Os cionn mo chéile táim chun léimt isteach sa seanchath seo. Ní fuath liomsa an Béarlachas. Cuireann sé isteach orm ó am go ham, ach go ginearálta ní éirím… 1,782 more words


The Meanings of Placenames: 'stoc'

Everyday, it seems, is a school day, and that is doubly so for a researcher.  In fact, if a researcher doesn’t learn something that day – they aren’t researching hard enough! 224 more words


Languages change faster than we might think!


In the third chapter of the textbook, we read about physical isolation and language change. Van Herk shed some light on some types of linguistic isolation and he touched upon the idea that usually when immigrants revisit their home counties, they find that the spoken language has changed slightly – or even significantly – from how it was when they lived there. 401 more words


No matter how you try to hold things, sometimes they get out of hand. This is especially true with language. To some extent, we are all ketchepillars. 607 more words

Word Tasting Notes

Sobre el español paraguayo

Mientras hago el curso de guaraní de Duolingo, estoy participando en el foro, y entre otras cosas, escribí dos posts sobre el castellano en Paraguay. 1,229 more words

In English

Apostrophe Abuse

The apostrophe debate has been an ongoing disagreement for a while now, but should we really remove them?

Apostrophes have both negatives and positives to using them. 194 more words

Apostrophes. Should we use them?

Who would have thought that there would be so much debate about apostrophes?  The issue of banning them arose after Birmingham city council decided to abolish  the use of apostrophes on street signs.  235 more words