Challenge your ear: The EU has a new portal site (select your language to enter). One of the fun resources is a list of all 23 official EU languages. While it is pretty easy to recognize the biggies (French, German, Italian, Spanish), some are real posers. Would you have recognized Maltese, for example? (I am more than a little disappointed that it doesn’t sound like a yappy little dog.) Check it out!
The economy explained: Yoram Bauman, the world’s only stand-up economist.