Arabic content on the internet: an unfilled gap

Things to consider regarding Arabic content on the internet: Twenty two countries, four-hundred and twenty million speakers, two continents and one language. It may come as a surprise that there is a huge lack of Arabic content on the seemingly…

Can Arabic be romanized?

Can Arabic be romanized? Let’s answer the question starting with the definition of romanization, following the possible difficulties that the romanization of Arabic may entail and ending with some interesting examples to dot the i’s. What is romanization? Romanization is…

Some facts about Nordic languages

The North Germanic languages are sometimes called the Nordic languages and comprise of Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish (Finnish is not one of them!). These languages are not under the umbrella of the Scandinavian languages as this refers to the region…

Should Spanish Become Jamaica’s Second Language?

It is widely acknowledged that English is the official first language of Jamaica. However, the reality is that the majority of Jamaicans speak a variety which many other native English speakers find hard to recognize as the same language. In…