What are sprachbunds?

20 Nov

This is my original response on such a comment under a completely unrelated topic on Duolingo’s course in Romanian for English speakers. The statement was that: There is no such group as “Balkan languages”. Actually, there is: Balkan sprachbund. They … Read More »

Earth Overshoot Day 2015

12 Aug

This year’s overshoot day is tomorrow. 15 years ago, it was in October. Global ‪overshoot‬ occurs when humanity’s annual demand for the goods and services that our land and seas can provide – fruits and vegetables, meat, fish, wood, cotton … Read More »