How to stop Trump’s ‘dangerous’ language bill in its tracks

President Donald Trump’s latest effort to curb language in federal law could be derailed by the House, Senate and the Supreme Court, analysts warn.Lawmakers have been working on the controversial language since Trump took office and passed it last month, with a simple majority in both chambers.The bill has sparked bipartisan ire among critics who […]

How to pronounce ‘babbels’

The Babbel is a popular breakfast item in Indonesia.You may have seen the word ‘babels’ on a cereal box in some countries, but in Indonesia, it’s pronounced as ‘bah-bels’.That’s because of the Babbels BABEL BOWLETS trademark.The word ‘bah’ is a shortening of ‘bahs’, the English equivalent of the Japanese pronunciation of ‘ba’.The word is also […]

Why the US is getting better at detecting language changes

The US has made remarkable progress in the past few years towards understanding and communicating with its international neighbours, a new study says.The US National Science Foundation has released a report which reveals that, by 2025, the US will be one of the world’s best at identifying and understanding the differences between languages and cultures.The […]

How to learn the Punjabi word “tahini” – a guide to a new language

The Punjabis are one of India’s largest languages and are spoken by about 20 million people.They have a complex grammar and language which is considered one of the oldest and most advanced in the world.It is a mix of Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, Persian and English.Punjabis are divided into groups called tribes.They also have different dialects.The […]

Laos Language Acquisition book comes out, Laos language books,book released

The Laos languages are a mix of Indo-European and Proto-Indo-European languages spoken in the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.The book, “Languages of the Laiwans,” will be released by the Central Asia Institute of Languages and Literatures (CAIL) in Laos.The book is intended for children aged 4 to 7 and has been produced […]