Archives for the month of: November, 2009
Did you know that many linguists worldwide use –
SIL fonts for the special characters they need ito write their language data;
SIL software to store and analyse data;
SIL three-letter codes to uniquely identify each of the world’s languages;
– SIL guesthouses, transport and exchange rate facilities when they do their fieldwork.
See the most recent issue of Language, the official journal of the Linguistics Society of America, for five articles devoted to a discussion of the role of SIL in the world of academic linguistics.

I learned to rollerblade when I was 42 and have never looked back. Eternally grateful to Matthias for teaching me. Some of you have been asking for photo proof. Just waiting for the rain to stop…