Interesting facts about languages

language 101

Techies get their entertainment from small talk about “meatspace”, “shelfware” and “yoyo mode”. As language boffins, we get our kicks from a slightly different “kettle of fish”. We thought we would share some interesting facts about languages.

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Mind your language

Mind your language

Mind your language is a British comedy television series that premiered in 1977. It was produced by London Weekend Television and portrayed a classroom of foreign students learning English. It featured Barry Evans as the famous English teacher Mr Jeremy Brown and Miss Dolores Courtney as the prim and proper English Headmistress.

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Healthcare goes global

A significant increase in the rate of consolidation in the healthcare industry over the last decade means that drugs, hospital groups and treatments are no longer bound by traditional norms and regulations. A waiting list for a particular procedure in the United Kingdom could easily result in the patient catching a flight to France to undergo treatment.

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