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Honglish, not Chinglish

April 24, 2010

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A Cantonese speaking region, Hong Kong has stood out from the rest of China, perhaps along with Shanghai. How? Well, English is the how. Why? The Opium War is the why. British invasion has certainly given many countries a lot of grief in the past, but in the case of Hong Kong the invaders also […]

Latin and Greek or Latino-Greek?

March 24, 2010

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When it comes to modern languages, especially in Europe, people will automatically think of work-place dominant Germanic languages such as English and German, those romantic Romance languages such as French and Spanish, or even mysterious Slavic languages such as Russian and Czech. But in this article, we shall take a whistle-stop tour of one of […]