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Paul Mathis is proposing an “evolution in communication.” How you ask? The Australian restaurateur has created a proposed addition to the alphabet: Ћ. The letter is designed to be a stand-in for the word “the.” According to Mathis’ website, the word “the” is one of the most commonly-used words in […]

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Every year on February 21st, nations across the globe celebrate the UNESCO-declared holiday, International Mother Language Day. UNESCO chooses a theme each year, and this year’s was “The Book.” International Mother Language Day commemorates violent protests that took place in Bangladesh (then part of Pakistan) in 1952. The 21st is […]

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February is all about preparing for the coming spring. From Groundhog Day to Lent, the focus of this short month is readying ourselves for the glory of springtime (or at least reminding ourselves that it is coming so we can get through the month). A look at the etymology behind […]

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