Breathing new life into old posts. This blog started in 2005. As readership has grown since then I am reposting some of the older posts in batches of four at 06.00 CET every Monday.
A diplomatic problem An unfortunate name.
Language and dialect What is the difference?
Inclusive language An oddity as the language adjusts.
Of metaphorical horses, dog-collars and bricks The problems of translating metaphors.