CatchThis Blog / African languages

Beth Gerber

May 16, 2013

Naming your new company or product in-house? Fasten your seat belts. While we’d all love to believe the cocktail napkin or Scrabble tiles myth about name creation, great brand names are usually born out of a lengthy, sweaty process of careful strategizing, plodding research, methodical creative exploration, and oh yes, inspiration. So for all the […]

Laurel Sutton

October 6, 2008

In today’s San Francisco Chronicle (by Patricia Yollin): Nzadi is one of the most obscure tongues in the world. That’s exactly why a UC Berkeley class has embraced it. “There’s nothing like the joy of discovering a language from scratch,” said Cal linguistics Professor Larry Hyman. The 10 students in his course, Introduction to Field […]

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