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Bilingualism à la Welsh or à la Belarusian?

Recently I have visited Wales for the first time. Apart from the dramatic scenery, what truly impressed me was the omnipresent bilingualism. All road signs, information boards in shops and churches, were both in Welsh and English. These languages have a … Continue reading

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Religion and Language

So here I am in Belarus, a country with two official languages – Belarusian and Russian. The latter one remains, however, lingua franca. It is the language of almost all spheres of public life, including media, politics, and education. Belarusian remains … Continue reading

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