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Multilingualism in India: 23 Languages and Counting


Living in a country where the language is monolingual means even the idea of having an official language that isn’t your own is, well, foreign. But we’ve already looked at Switzerland where there are three official languages, and South Africa where there are eleven, and in their own ways for both of these countries, multilingualism(…)

I Moustache You a Question, But I’m Shaving It For Later


Fact: Police in India get paid more if they grow moustaches The moustache: that little strip of hair above a man’s (or the occasional woman’s) top lip. How much power does such a small thing hold? Quite a bit, would be the answer of district chief of police Mayank Jain. He believes the whiskers on(…)