A dingo ate my language, a Latin mystery solved, and Comrade Fatso

The language that gave English the words dingo and boomerang has been extinct for more than a century. But that’s not stopping one Australian school from teaching it. A better known language that refuses to die, Latin, lives on in the dummy texts of book and web designers. But who wrote the most famous Latin dummy text? Also, the origins of the term swine flu and why some people aren’t happy with it.  Plus, the music and poetry of bilingual Zimbabwean Comrade Fatso.

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  1. Pingback: The Pope’s Big News Came in…Latin | the world in words

  2. Pingback: The Pope's Big News Came in...Latin | PRI's The World

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