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Here are some language-related blog posts that we thought our fellow word nerds would enjoy as much as we did.

 

Some foreign languages offer more employment possibilities and economic benefits than others. If you are planning to learn a new language this summer, learn which ones are the most lucrative.

 

Are you planning a trip to the UK this summer? Refresh your knowledge of Brit Speak before you leave.

 

Do you have friends or family who are ailurophiles? Do you have an inglenook in your home? Would you like to vist a seraglio? These are just three of the 100 Most Beautiful Words in the English Language.  Let us know if you have a favorite word you think should be on this list in the comments section below.

 

Happy reading!

 

 

 


 
Posted By P & L Blog

The Newspaper Map does exactly what it promises to do: It maps 10,000-plus newspapers all over the world and lets you browse through, and read, every one of them.

You can search by specific location, zoom in on any given area, filter the news outlets by language, or translate foreign papers into English. And if your news fixation’s accompanied by a history fetish, you’ll want to click the “Historial!” button, which links you to the archives of forgotten (but fascinating) papers like the Diario de la Marina (published in Havana from 1899 to 1959), Le Petit Journal (published in Paris from 1863 to 1940), and the Louisiana Capitolian (published in Baton Rouge for just a few years, starting in 1879).

Curious? Check it out here.

 

Source: veryshortlist.com


 

 

 
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