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Word of the day
for September 30
communalect n
  1. (linguistics) Especially in Pacific linguistics: the lect (linguistic variety) spoken by a particular speech community.

Today is International Translation Day, which is marked by the United Nations to recognize the work of translators in facilitating understanding and co-operation, and bringing nations together. It is the feast day of Saint Jerome (c. 342–347 – 420), regarded as the patron saint of translators.

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