Daily Archives: January 7, 2009

podcast #36: Braille, the Hebrew word for realignment, France’s new language test and a Franglais band

Two hundred years after Louis Braille was born, the writing system he invented for the blind is still going strong. Also, the Israeli government has trouble translating a Hebrew word meant to convey withdrawal without any defeatist connotations. Plus, two French items: a new language test that would-be French citizens must take, and Brooklyn’s very own faux French band, Les Sans Culottes. Listen in iTunes or here.

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