You say 'lady,' I say 'feudal slave': Korea's language divide

Nov 03, 2014 - 2:38 PM

More than 6 decades of almost total separation have seen their common language split almost as radically as their economies and politics

This picture taken on October 28, 2014 shows a woman looking at the first document written in Hangul, the phonetical alphabet created by a Joseon dynasty monarch in 1446, at a gallery of the Korean alphabet in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Filipina wants to shake up Oxford dictionary

Jan 30, 2013 - 11:21 AM

A Filipina is part of the team currently working on the Oxford English Dictionary and is pushing to include Filipino coined words like presidentiable and senatoriable in the venerable dictionary

Danica Salazar.