On September 19, 1981, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel played in front of 500,000 people in Central Park, New York City. I missed this concert by three days, as I had to end my first ever visit to the US to go back home to prepare for starting at Edinburgh University, but I saw them play much the same set live at Wembley Stadium the following June - a highly memorable experience even 30 years on.
Please see below selected recent language-related change.
- According to many linguists, the most difficult language in the world isn’t Mandarin or Basque or Hungarian or Xhosa, spoken in South Africa, but Navajo. In 2017, the number of fluent speakers was estimated at 170,000,