traditions

Celebrations

Global Traditions: What You Eat to Welcome in New Year Matters!

by Corey
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In many cultures around the world, it is believed that what you eat as part of your New Year’s celebration will bring good luck or wealth or success or more! Below is a list of foods that have special meanings in different countries. Do you follow any of these traditions? Many believe that anything in […]

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General Multilingualism

Some Languages Are Lost After Emigration While Others Are Maintained. Why?

by Jacomine
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By Jacomine Nortier Photo credit: Andrew Shansby In my last article, which was on borrowing and loan words, I ended with the observation that some linguistic communities are more keen than others to keep loanwords at a distance. Is it true or just a wrong impression that some linguistic communities are more caring about their […]

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