Ragnarǫk at the University of Copenhagen? The ideology of closing down smaller language programmes

The closure of Old Norse, Old Danish, modern Icelandic, and Faroese as elective courses at the University of Copenhagen is sad news indeed, that has also been covered also in the daily press. That this is a deeply misguided decision will almost certainly be self-evident to readers of Lingoblog.  Ideological absurdity There is an obvious absurdity … Læs videre

Around Europe in Sixty Languages by Gaston Dorren. Book review.

Book review. Gaston Dorren: Lingo: A Language Spotter’s Guide to Europe AND Lingo. Around Europe in Sixty Languages. First edition 2014. New York: Grove Press. Accompanying website: https://languagewriter.com/   A friend of mine went all the way to the United States and all she bought for me was this book, “Lingo”. The similarity between the name of this blog, Lingoblog.dk … Læs videre