[lg policy] Census Bureau & African langs ; lang contraction ; book donations to Africa

dzo at bisharat.net dzo at bisharat.net
Thu Jul 16 18:24:18 UTC 2015


Three recent blog posts may be of interest to some on this list:

1) US Census Bureau and African languages (Questions about the 
categories used to tabulate data on African language speakers in the 
US.) 2 Julay 2015
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2015/07/us-census-bureau-and-african-languages.html

2) Where has that word been all these years? (Discussion of language 
contraction, words lost & found, and N'Ko.) 9 July 2015
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2015/07/where-has-that-word-been-all-these-years.html

3) Linguistic imbalance in book donations to Africa (The vast majority 
of books sent to Africa are in English or other Europhone languages; 
e-books may help bring more African language titles to African students) 
16 July 2015
http://niamey.blogspot.com/2015/07/linguistic-imbalance-in-book-donations.html

Don Osborn, PhD
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