Revived Languages — Dead Languages Making a Comeback

A Hebrew dictionary

There are approximately 7,000 languages spoken worldwide. You are aware of the world’s major languages – Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, English, Hindi, Arabic, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese, to name a few. About 96% of the world’s population speaks about 4% of the world’s languages, leaving the vast majority of other little-known languages on … Read more

The evolution of blackjack in Canada

The evolution of blackjack in Canada

  Blackjack is one of the most popular card games in the world, with millions of players, both casual and professional, enjoying the game every year. It is thus interesting to note that the game has been around for centuries, with several tweaks and adaptations over the years to create the various … Read more

What is Boxing Day?

boxing day

Contrary to what the name suggests, this day is not at all about boxing. It is a public holiday that is observed the day after Christmas, 26 December. It is celebrated with the same enthusiasm, cheer, and spirit as Christmas. Moreover, Boxing Day is known by many names. For example, in Ireland, … Read more

Endangered or Forgotten Languages

Sumerian

The term endangered was once used only for animals that had gone extinct. Today, it is also used for certain languages that have either died or slowly dying. When you talk about endangered or forgotten languages, Latin maybe the first language that comes to mind. Although the Latin language may be dead … Read more

Label Wars: Made in China, Japan, or America

Label Wars- Made in China, Japan, or America

  We regularly come across clothing items that support labels such as ‘Made in China’ or ‘Made in Japan. Quite often, you might have wondered what it actually means and why it is necessary to mention them on clothes. The fact of the matter is that these labels significantly influence the decision … Read more