October 4, 2011 03:39:23
Posted By P & L Blog
Here are a few interesting articles about language, accents, and being bilingual that we came across during the past week.
(NY Times) A federal investigation of possible civil rights violations prompted the state to call off its accent police. (Read more...)
(NY Times) Many acronyms meant to be written have wormed their way into spoken language. (Read more...)
Clearing Up Common Myths About What It Means to Be Bilingual(Huffington Post) "It takes more than having two hands to be a good pianist. It takes more than knowing two languages to be a good translator or interpreter." (Read more...)
What language news caught your interest this week? Please share your comments below.