Category Archive: Language

Feb 21 2013

Happy Mother Language Day!

There are between 6,000 and 7,000 languages in the world. Half will die in the 21st century. Every second week a language dies. Let’s save our languages.

Feb 13 2013

‘Language time machine’!

Wow! some scientists created a computer program to reconstruct vocabularies of ancient languages using only their modern language descendants. A linguistic Time Machine! The program, a linguistic time machine of sorts, can quickly crunch data on some of the earliest-known “proto-languages” that gave rise to modern languages. When I met with Romani people in Europe, …

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