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The best and worst ways to tackle linguistic sexism

[ad_1] Sep 4, 2021 EENGLISH A a long tradition of disputes over its lack of a neutral pronoun. For centuries, the Orthodox view was simply that “he” includes “she”. But in the 19th century, when suffragists in Britain and America argued that they had the right to vote, they were …

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Computer models shed new light on the evolution of prehistoric languages ​​- sciencedaily

[ad_1] A new linguistic study sheds light on the nature of languages ​​spoken before the written period, using computer modeling to reconstruct the grammar of the 6,500-7,000-year-old Proto-Indo-European language, which is the ancestor of the Most Eurasian languages ​​including English and Hindi. The model used makes it possible to observe …

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Fraternal Order of Police chairman apologizes for comments comparing city workers’ vaccination mandate to Nazi Germany

[ad_1] Fraternal Order of Police chairman John Catanzara apologized on Friday for comments he made earlier this week to the Sun-Times comparing the city’s workers’ vaccination mandate to Nazi Germany . Catanzara had expressed outrage at the city’s new COVID-19 vaccination mandate using language condemned by the Anti-Defamation League and …

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Let’s start fall 2021 as agents of hope

[ad_1] Banners are shouting all over campus, “Welcome to Belmont! I want to repeat that greeting, warmly welcoming each of you, whether as a graduate student, returning undergrad, new freshman, or transfer. I myself am a new Bruin, having started my role as president of this university on June 1st. …

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The Merkel method has only had Europe so far

[ad_1] At the heart of Angela Merkel’s political style is her contempt for the very idea of ​​style in politics. She practiced politics as a negation of style. Not for her the big vision or the soaring rhetoric. Everything from his discreet oratory, his cadences like a Wikipedia entry, to …

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Why Bosnia needs an anti-genocide law

[ad_1] It would be easy to dismiss critiques like those advanced by Knaus and Martens as simply ignorant, if they weren’t two of the Western Balkans’ most prominent “regional experts” in the German-speaking media space. Moreover, Inzko himself alluded to the degree of opposition he encountered, including among major European …

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Seven of the K Winning Fulbright Scholarships

[ad_1] Seven representatives from Kalamazoo College, including six from the class of 2021, receive top honors from the federal government, which will provide them with international learning opportunities during the next academic year. The Fulbright US Student Program provides scholarships for senior graduates, graduate students, young professionals, and artists to …

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Dogs saved from deadly flood in Europe

[ad_1] Residents of Liège, Belgium rescue dogs from deep flood waters Video shows people in Belgium rescuing a pair of dogs that were trapped in floodwaters that devastated Western Europe and killed nearly 200 people. Credit: Sheikh Hussein Karm via Storyful Amid the devastating and deadly floodwaters in Western Europe, …

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Vaccine persuasion – The New York Times

[ad_1] When the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted a survey earlier this year and asked American adults if they were planning to get the vaccine, 23% said no. But a significant portion of that group – around a quarter – have since decided to get the vaccine. Kaiser pollsters recently followed …

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Jewish war veterans host heartwarming events

[ad_1] The Jewish Veterans Memorial Day ceremony. (Fishman Art) Al Muskovitz writes of three heartwarming events he witnessed courtesy of Detroit Jewish veterans. I recently had the privilege of attending three inspiring and heartwarming events thanks to our beloved Detroit Jewish War Veterans (JWV). Being vaccinated and the easing of …

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German court sentences rapist who wore wolf mask to 12

[ad_1] German court sentences rapist who wore wolf mask to 12 years Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to personalize its online advertising and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the principles of the Digital Advertising Alliance. By continuing to use our service, …

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Monthly gleanings for June 2021: bric-a-brac

[ad_1] Two birds (no stones): litorne and sparrow In one of the comments on the etymology of litorne (23 June 2021), one reader took issue with my “dismissive demolition” from other points of view. Disdain is not one of my vices (decades of research teaches modesty), and being able to …

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Revealed: How you beat Germany

[ad_1] History may suggest that Germany are part of next Tuesday’s Wembley clash as favorites against England, but the form of Joachim Löw’s side at Euro 2020 would certainly suggest otherwise. Described by football magazine Kicker as a “construction site” after their stumble in Group F, there is no doubt …

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German news gets a makeover – POLITICO

[ad_1] BERLIN – German news is becoming more and more neutral. This is what eight major news agencies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland ad Monday. The agencies, which provide information to the main media in the German-speaking world, said they would be more sensitive in the event of discriminatory language. …

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US, Japan leave G7 stuck on coal – POLITICO

[ad_1] FALMOUTH, England – At a world summit to showcase their efforts to save the climate, the leaders of the planet’s richest and most advanced countries got stuck on the rock that fueled the 19th century. Days of negotiations at the G7 leaders’ summit in Cornwall failed to set a …

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York High School names top 2021 graduates

[ad_1] York High School has named its top students for the class of 2021. Here is an alphabetical list of those students: Meg bachelder Margaret Therese (Meg) Bachelder is the daughter of Amy Ryan and Richard Bachelder and the twin sister of William Bachelder. Meg served the 2021 class as …

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One year on hiatus | Stanford Daily

[ad_1] Last year, many students decided to take a break from their educational journey. 378 Stanford admits – about 20% of students admitted to the 2024 class – have chosen to defer enrollment. As someone who decided to enroll this year in freshman, I was curious as to why other …

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“ The Lives of Others ”: Late Praise

[ad_1] Citizens of East and West Germany celebrate by climbing the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate after the announcement of the opening of the East German border in Berlin on November 9, 1989. (Fabrizio Bensch / Reuters) Continuing in the spirit of weighing things late, I would like to …

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Global Language Learning Applications Market 2021 By

[ad_1] Dallas, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Learning a language other than the native language has become increasingly important in today’s interconnected and interdependent world. Learning languages ​​is essential for exploring many opportunities and engaging with other nations and cultures around the world. Learning makes it easier to connect …

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Our synodal journey will not be like that of Germany

[ad_1] Rome Newsroom, May 28, 2021 / 3:20 a.m. An Italian cardinal told reporters on Thursday that his country’s “synodal journey” will not focus on highly controversial issues like the “synodal path” unfolding in Germany. “Ours is not a synod, it is a synodal journey that starts from conditions very …

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