"Most countries in the world use the naming convention Do–Re–Mi–Fa–Sol–La–Si"
A linguist by profession, a Lebanese by birth and an expat by choice/destiny. These are the factors that explain, I suppose, why I am an assiduous seeker of Lebanon's subtle cultural fingerprints around the world… inside words. Yes, words! Words say it all you know! Etymology is the key to hidden valuable secrets enclosed within words. Historical... Continue Reading →
Diglossia... A curious Greek-based term I came across a few years back , and which served as an eye-opener to the linguistic "situation" I have been unawarely facing since birth, practically. A good definition is the following: "In linguistics, diglossia is a situation where, in a given society, there are two (often closely-related) languages, one... Continue Reading →