Category Archives: Languages

End of the world

Following disappointment that Harold Camping’s predications did not come true (so I am going to have do to all this marking and mow the lawn after all…) came further disappointment with the announcement that the Y Byd project has finally … Continue reading

Posted in Newspapers, Patagonia, Welsh, Y Byd | 1 Comment

Welsh speakers go their own way

Yet another Welsh language signpost story from the BBC. Laugh? Cry? I’m not sure anymore

Posted in Linguistic Landscape, Signposts, Translation, Welsh | 2 Comments

Skanky mink

Having been to a number of minority language conferences, I have come to recognise that rap music is the de facto standard for judging whether a minority language is being embraced by the youth (why?!). I am therefore pleased to … Continue reading

Posted in Distractions, Scots, Youth, YouTube | 1 Comment