CAPITOL CHATTER Bill making English official language begins legislative trek
Sen. Bill Ingebrigtsen brought back a bill often debated in the Legislature, to make English Minnesotas official language.
Learning the English language is essential, the Alexandria Republican said. ... Posted on 2/2/11 at 3:23 AM
REPRINT 1939: To Help You Over Those Difficult Days
"Functional periodic pain" during "those difficult days."
You could describe horrific gore and blame victims of tragedy in the paper, at length (though that was more common in the newspapers of the... Posted on 11/1/10 at 11:00 AM
THE FLENSBURG FILES Multi-culture is dead. Is it?
As I walk through the streets of a typical European town, the first impressions I have are the way people speak their native languages. Almost immediately, I can tell that the way they construct thei... Posted on 10/22/10 at 12:30 PM
HEALTHBEAT The language of health care
Awhile back, I wandered into an Internet discussion about the use of the word "non-compliant" to describe patients who didn't follow the doctor's instructions or take their medications as directed.
... Posted on 11/4/09 at 4:42 AM
More Minnesota students learning Chinese now than in the entire U.S. in 2000
WOODBURY — Elsa Pan’s middle school students were among relatively few Minnesotans to celebrate the Chinese moon festival, eating moon cakes and drinking green tea.
Eleven eighth-grade students in Pan’s fourth-period Chinese class at Lake Middle School in Woodbury also watched videos about the autumn festival, picking out Chinese words such as numbers and “water.”
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