[lg policy] Re: lgpolicy-list Digest, Vol 102, Issue 17

bspolsky bspolsky at gmail.com
Tue Oct 31 14:08:46 EDT 2017


Latin alphabet?  Ask Kemal Attaturk.
Bernard

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>    1. Kazakhstan to Qazaqstan: Why would a country switch its
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> From: Dave Sayers <dave.sayers at cantab.net>
> Subject: [lg policy] Kazakhstan to Qazaqstan: Why would a country
>         switch its      alphabet?
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> "Last Friday Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev finally decreed that
> the language
> would shed its heavy Cyrillic coat and don what he hopes to be a more
> fashionable
> attire: the Latin alphabet."
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> More in the BBC article here:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-41800186
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> Dave
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