Latest Sociolinguistics Stories

2012-04-03 09:45:40

Swedish adolescents' desire to learn a foreign language besides English, which they start learning relatively early, has been declining for a long time. A new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that one factor behind this trend may be that English is used as a resource when students learn French, Spanish and German. Fewer and fewer adolescents study foreign languages in English-speaking countries such as the USA and the UK. They simply do not want to, since as...

2012-03-14 17:00:00

A revolutionary first, for the RV industry. A one piece fiberglass shell reinforced with carbon fiber with no- leak, no-squeak technology which makes Coach House the industry leader. Nokomis, FL (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 Coach House Platinum Motor Homes today revealed the one-piece fiberglass manufacturing process that accounts for its revolutionary no-leak, no-squeak class C motor home. The one-piece, gel-coated fiberglass body has been reinforced with carbon fiber to ensure that Coach House...

Word of the Day
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.