Swedish: Alive and not so slap

All living languages grow and change all the time. The only languages which do not change are dead languages. This is as true of Swedish as it is of English.

I think living languages are examples of consensus democracy at its most pure. All users of a given language will at some time and to […]

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Cue Sweden queue!

(This blog entry originally went out in 140-character-tweets in my Twitter stream.)

Greetings! This morning my local paper printed a letter bemoaning the damage caused to the beautiful Swedish language by English loan words. The letter writer mentioned his admiration for the French who only ever use French in the media. So those 5500 […]

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