Monthly Archives: May 2013

Breaking the language barrier

The Thai and Cambodian governments are locked in a contentious legal case over disputed border territory, but at the social level, the shared cultural space of the two neighbours is evident and inevitable. As an example, we talk to a … Continue reading

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Spanish language influence over English began earlier than we think.. and continues

Antonio de Nebrija. (inversolucionesmalaga.com) English language borrowings from Spanish began earlier than people might think, probably as soon as Spain became a vast Empire and its weight in the world awed European nations. Perhaps it all started in 1492 with … Continue reading

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