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The tour of Babel

Review of Gaston Dorren’s Babel: Around the World in 20 Languages. – For Geographical

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. Few of those who know and admire the camellia, that waxlike and pure flower, are aware that the parent plant, the origin of the million plants scattered throughout Europe, is still alive and is in Italy. — The Nelson Evening Mail, January 22 1907 . The Taliban now control more territory in Afghanistan than they did [...]

Tanya Ekanayaka: pianist of the world

Interview with the author of the bestselling ‘Debating Meaning as blurring boundaries kaleidoscopes birth…: codeswithing: Sinhala(s): Sri Lankan: Englishes: Music!!’ Seriously. For theartsdesk