Nancy H. Hornberger (Penn) and Karl F. Swinhart (Chicago): Bilingual Intercultural Education and Andean Hip Hop: Transnational Sites for Indigenous Language and Identity. Paolo Massa and Federico Scrinzi (Bruno Kessler): Manypedia: Comparing Language Points of View of Wikipedia Communities. On the Spanish island of La Gomera, an ancient whistling language that once seemed to be dying out is now undergoing a revival. Barbara King on Jared Diamond, a New Guinea campfire, and why we should want to speak five languages. From Geocurrents, is it English or Engelsk? Asya Pereltsvaig on Indo-European languages that have recently received much attention in the press and the blogosphere (and part 2 and part 3); and Taiwanese linguist Sung Li-may races to save the dying Kanakanavu language. Tackling the faux pas of the German language: From "doner murders" to "moors' heads," German is full of discriminatory terms.

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