Cymru am Byth!: How the Welsh Language Has Survived and Thrived

Anyone with a passing interest in rugby will probably have heard someone shouting the Welsh motto, “Cymru am byth,”—“Wales forever!”—at some point. It is also, for many, likely to be their first contact with the Welsh language, which is spoken by around 875,000 people and is classified by UNESCO as endangered. Considering its history and … Read more

uTalk’s Quirks, its Critics and its link with the Queen!

uTalk Founder Dick Howeson and in-house language expert Nat Dinham were quizzed about the company’s ethos in an interview with New York-based podcaster and speaker Fiel Sahir this week. Here are some of the highlights: Why uTalk’s content includes the basics There’s a reason why the app always includes the words written on men’s and … Read more

How Do You Say Llanfairpwll…?

Everyone was blown away the other day when Liam Dutton managed to effortlessly pronounce the longest ever Welsh place name on live TV: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. Anything He Can Do… I don’t know about you, but here at the EuroTalk office we enjoy a healthy challenge, and this looked like just the sort of thing to get our teeth … Read more