Monday, May 10, 2010

Some weekend links

For those who celebrated mother's day, here's a link about the word for "mother" across languages:

Here's a fascinating link about a study of morality done by physics experts, treating it as a complex emergent phenomenon across communities:

And here's an article having fun with the developments in language inspired by the Eyjafjallajokull volcanic eruption:

And finally, here's an article about the phenomenon of English as a global language, and how it appears in some ways to be transcending its localized roots:

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