• Language plea by Sacred Heart School, Middlesbrough

    Interesting debate on BBC Radio 4's Today programme and News site on whether Standard English should be imposed on school pupils where, in the case of a secondary school in Middlesbrough, a strong loc...

    READ MORE | 7 Feb 2013

  • Shetland For Wirds: Promoting Shetland Dialect

    Those with an interest in the dialects of the British Isles should check out Shetland For Wirds, an excellent new web site dedicated to promoting and preserving the Scots language of Shetland. As the...

    READ MORE | 30 Mar 2010

  • German-dialects-and-migration

    German dialects are still a key indicator of where Germans choose to live in German according to an article in The Economist. As the article points out, when people migrate within Germany, they still...

    READ MORE | 24 Mar 2010