A look at the history behind why there are two different written standards of Norwegian (Nynorsk/ Landsmål and Bokmål/ Riksmål), with examples of some of the biggest differences between them.
When it comes to technology and warfare there are a lot of misconceptions out there. This video covers various examples ranging from the Middle Ages, the Franco-Prussian War, the Austro-Prussian War, the World Wars and the Cold War. Covering aspects like industry, doctrine, logistics and organization.
Rapes are soaring in Britain’s multicultural capital under Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan — but police claim they have no idea what could be behind the increase.
7,613 rapes were recorded in Sadiq Khan’s London in the 12 months to the end of January 2018, compared with 6,392 over the previous year — a rise of almost 20 per cent, the Evening Standard reports.
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“An old black guy who was trying to clean-up the community by outing drug-dealers on Facebook was killed on a livestream.”
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But as CNN revealed in an exclusive report last year, they often never get beyond Libya.
When they arrive, they’re told by smugglers they will need to pay thousands of dollars more to continue their journey across the Mediterranean.
When the migrants fail to pay, they are held in grim living conditions, deprived of food, abused by their captors, and sold as laborers in slave auctions.
Footage obtained of a slave auction in Libya — in which young men were sold by smugglers for as little as $400 each — caused international outrage.
Beyond the obvious words (like “saga,” “berserk,” and “Valkyrie”), English has borrowed some of its most basic vocabulary from the language of the Vikings.
Update: The video is not on YouTube anymore, so I have added a similar video.
This video is all about the Viking age and how it affected the English language.
I am a German native speaker. But nevertheless, I have noticed some similarities about languages that are spoken nowadays, even if that is not so obvious in all spellings. Examples for this are:
MICHAEL SNYDER This article was first published on September 30, 2013. Karen Hudes is a graduate of Yale Law School and she worked in the legal department of the World Bank for more than 20 years. In fact, when she was fired for blowing the whistle on corruption inside the World Bank, she held the position […]
“I am appalled that in Austria you have to adapt to a foreign culture and not the other way around. And nobody is defending against it. Instead, the Austrians are sent to a psychologist.” Yes, because Austria isn’t diverse enough yet. “Austria: Woman who complained about Muslim prayers told to see a psychologist,” Voice of…