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Spanish Words that Defined 2019 Posted by on Feb 20, 2020

As I was looking around the website of the Real Academia Española or RAE, I came across a very interesting news item about the Spanish words that defined 2019. In this post, I will explore some of the words and include information as to why these were picked. La selección The words that defined 2019 were…

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Inclusive Language: The RAE Says Not Now Posted by on Feb 21, 2019

Last month during a conference at the University of Salamanca, the director of the RAE or the Real Academia Española stated that the RAE was not going to impose inclusive language with new terms such as miembras and todes instead of miembros and todos. In this post, we will explore who the RAE is and what they do, and the debates…

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A funny spot about the Spanish Royal Academy (RAE) Posted by on Nov 14, 2013

Limpia, fija y da esplendor. Según lees esta frase, ¿qué piensas de ella? ¿Forma parte de un anuncio de detergente para lavavajillas o algo parecido? Podría ser… pero no. “Limpia, fija y da esplendor” es el emblema de la Real Academia de la Lengua Española (RAE). Como seguro recordaréis, la Real Academia de la Lengua…

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