Tagged: Linguistics

Captain Kirk in Irkutsk

Captain Kirk in Irkutsk

One of the joys of writing siberianlight.net is the random stuff I find while searching the net. Take this piece of Star Trek fan-fiction I found today on Technorati, for example, in which Capain...

Cyrillic vs Latin: Battle of the Alphabets

Cyrillic vs Latin: Battle of the Alphabets

Via Laurence Jarvik I found this article by Sam Vaknin.  He wants Russia to abandon the cyrillic alphabet and switch to a latin one because, he argues, holding on to an archaic and over-complicated...