Terminology has a role in the corpus and status planning, since it has always been connected to studies in sociolinguistics and planning for languages.
The impact of the mass media is important as news is spread all over the world in a matter of minutes, therefore the problem of fake news is crucial now.
Source: IATE Term of the Week: fake news
Deciding what to eat can be difficult and depends on several factors. Nowadays, more consumers prefer organic food but how is organic production in the EU?
Neologisms appear in all areas of life, as people talk or write about new concepts, realia or ways of analysing them.
Very good article published by The Guardian: “The 35 words you’re (probably) getting wrong.”
Eighty is the new twenty! A new demographic trend is shaping the world and creating the so-called silver economy, a shift our MEPs took a keen interest in.
by Liz Walter
UK citizens are going to the polls on June 8th to choose their next government. Again.
Yes, we had a general election in 2015, and yes, in theory, we have a five-year fixed-term parliament, so really we should have waited until 2020. However, our Prime Minister, Theresa May, decided that it would be a good idea to call a snap election (one decided suddenly). Since this is a language blog, I won’t speculate on her reasons, but instead concentrate on the language being used in the campaign.
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The unintentional blending of idioms and phrases!
Source: Oxford Dictionaries blog
On this Easter Sunday, an interesting article from Oxford Dictionaries Blog about the use of eggs in different languages.