8 pronunciation errors that made the English language what it is today
Error is the engine of language change ... nadder" or "Mine napron" were so common the first letter was assumed to be part of the preceding word. Linguists call this kind of thing reanalysis or rebracketing. English spelling can be a pain, but it's ...
What Is the Longest River In The World
What is the longest river ... first sighted by Europeans in 1858 by John Speke. He reached its southern shore while with Richard Burton on an expedition to explore central Africa. He thought he had found the source of the Nile, so he named it after the ...
Why Teach English?
One sees this happening already, in the steady pulse of reading groups and books clubs which form, in effect, a kind of archipelago of amateur English departments ... or kinder C.E.O.s but because, as that first professor said, they help us enjoy life ...
Al Qaeda's First English Language Magazine Is Here
As the U.S. struggles to manage its efforts to influence opinion about Al Qaeda abroad, Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula has produced its first English-language propaganda magazine. It's called "Inspire," and you can read parts of it below. A U.S ...
What the PH constitutions say about the national language
Has the definition of the national language been the same? On the first week of our celebration of Buwan ng Wika ... It also states that until otherwise provided by law, English and Spanish shall remain as the official languages of the Philippines.