Articles for Evolution of language

Skirting online censorship in China by “translating” a banned article into Morse, hexadecimal code, emoji and elvish language

Pisana Ferrari - cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village

People across China have been very creative in past weeks in finding ways to get around the ban on an article that was critical of how the government handled the coronavirus ...

When the evolution of a language is driven by political dissent: the example of Chinese “hot” words

by Pisana Ferrari – cApStAn Ambassador to the Global Village

Mandarin Chinese comprises around 370, 000 words, more than double the number of words in the Oxford English dictionary, and almost three times those in French and Russian dictionaries. “Reci”, literally translated as “hot words” are ...