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  • By Mark Liberman, Geoffrey Pullum, et al.
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly two posts per day
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Nov 2022 33
Dec 2022 44
Jan 2023 38
Feb 2023 48
Mar 2023 32
Apr 2023 44
May 2023 32
Jun 2023 69
Jul 2023 58
Aug 2023 58
Sep 2023 42
Oct 2023 37
Nov 2023 52
Dec 2023 14

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

State sanctioned translation
When it comes to the dissemination of news in China, Xinhua is the almighty source. That extends to translations too. Xinhua is Xinhua News Agency, or New China News Agency, the official state news agency …
On , by Victor Mair, 445 words
English in Beijing
China has long had a love-hate relationship with the English language. Since the late 19th century up till the mid-20th century, things were mostly peachy-creamy. Then China fell under the tutelage of the Soviet Union …
On , by Victor Mair, 465 words
Chinese buzzwords for 2023
The Shanghai language and linguistics journal (some say it's a literary journal — I think it's none of these three "l's", but more of a sociopolitical magazine), Yaowen Jiaozi*, announced China's hottest words of the …
On , by Victor Mair, 775 words