http://www.siliconrepublic.com - We all rely on Google Translate to some degree, wether it�s working out an email from a foreign friend or establishing how to order the steak, medium rare, in Milan. But is it any use?
http://www.daynews.com - In Helsingborg, Romanian migrants experienced getting lost in translation as Swede officials enlisted the help of the wrong interpreters.
http://www.independent.co.uk - Omg. Lol is, like, so last century. Or, for those readers still insisting on using words: oh my God, internet slang – including acronyms such as lol for “laughing out loud” – has become decidedly old-fashioned.
http://www.thelocal.dk - A rare Nordic language used by a tiny forest community in Sweden is a hot topic at an international linguistics conference in Copenhagen this week, as Scandinavian language experts campaign to stop it dying out.
http://qz.com - Warmduscher, in German, refers to a Goldilocks-like person who only takes warm showers, implying that he is a bit of wimp. Gurfa, in Arabic, is the amount of water than can be held in one hand. Nunchi, in Korean, is the art of listening and gauging another's mood. We have all met these people or felt these emotions, but probably...
http://www.theguardian.com - This year’s film festival is dominated by movies made in English by non-native English-speaking directors. Is this an ominous sign of Hollywood killing off foreign cinema?
http://www.telegraph.co.uk - We can have fun with social media, but let's not neglect words
http://gizmodo.com - Emojis are Becoming the Dominant Language of Instagram