By now, everyone has heard of it. The term ‘ok boomer’ has gone viral. The term comes from 'Baby Boomer', a name for the generation born between 1946 and 1964. Now, it means something completely different as the 'generation war' rages on.
Carnival in the Netherlands is a weird tradition for many, but not for kebab man Bülent Arpaci. How did a small town in Northern-Limburg react to his Turkish carnival song, written in the local dialect?
Chinglish and Greeklish are taken over. This paper argues that in times cultural globalization, English becomes localized and gradually integrated into local communities due to the development of information technology.
Even though Curaçao was a former colony there are still certain tendencies in its society, especially regarding language, that make you wonder whether the colonial period has truly ended for the country.
Due to globalization, families are likely to speak multiple languages within one household. That is why Google made its voice assistant bilingual. Is this a breakthrough in the super-diverse world or just another cause of inequality?