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Winner: Best Borrowed Word Contest!

Babel's best borrowed word is: pochemuchka (poh-chay-MOOCH-ka). It's a Russian word that means someone who asks too many questions. It comes from the word "pochemu"... Read More »

Interview: Court interpreting

With more Canadians speaking English as a second language, quality court interpreters are crucial to help ensure justice is served. But experts say there's an... Read More »

My English: Anna Yin

Chinese-Canadian poet Anna Yin writes in English. She contributed to the "My English" segment of Episode 3: "Lost and found in English translation".... Read More »

CONTEST: Best Borrowed Word

Babel is holding a Best Borrowed Word contest. We're looking for the best new word from a foreign language that Canadian English is missing. Zarqa... Read More »