Around the Web: Dolphins, Brontes and Thanksgivukkah


The front line for language use in China is Wikipedia, where editors are fighting battles both political and linguistic. In related news, Chinese bloggers use wordplay to evade censorship.

A new species of dolphin needs a name.

Want to buy Langston Hughes’s teenage home?

Literary siblings from the Poetry Foundation.

The holiday portmanteau of 2013 has finally arrived: Thanksgivukkah. How will you celebrate?

Also, are you writing a novel for NaNoWriMo? The furious scribbling (and typing) starts today.

What do you predict will be language news next week?

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