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The Our Languages blog has something for anyone who is interested in language, whether for work, study or pleasure. Discover a new blog post every two weeks, and share your passion for language by leaving a comment or writing a blog post!

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Reflections on flavours and words

Posted on March 20, 2023

What do foodies and bookworms have in common? Find out in blogger Annie-Josiane Sessou’s post comparing a good meal to a good read!

Alexis Normand: Fransaskoise, and proud of it!

Posted on March 6, 2023

For singer-songwriter Alexis Normand, mastering two languages means reaching more people. Read our post for a summary of an interview in which she explains the importance of her Francophone roots and heritage in her artistic process.

What’s the easiest language to sing in?

Posted on February 20, 2023

Are some languages really easier to sing in than others? In her blog post, Ève Lyne Marchand explains why the sounds in some languages are more challenging to make when we sing.

Update on the words “Inuk” and “Inuit”

Posted on February 6, 2023

The Translation Bureau has updated its recommendation on the use of the words “Inuk” and “Inuit.” Read our post to learn more about this topic!

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