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Simon Ager
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Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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New article on Omniglot: Unlocking The World's Oldest Language Mysteries - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/thefirstsigns.htm
An article about the mysterious signs and symbols that appear in paleolithic cave paintings.
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New numbers pages on Omniglot: Interlingue / Occidental - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/interlingue.htm and Crow (Apsáalooke aliláau) http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/crow.htm
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New adapted script on Omniglot: Polskizcyrylicą (Полскизцырылицѫ) - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/polskizcyrylica.htm
Polskizcyrylicą is a way of writing Polish with the Cyrillic alphabet devised by Vaulson Neoleon.
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Aleiö - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/aleio.htm
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New colours page on Omniglot: Welsh (Cymraeg) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/colours/welsh.htm
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Les mots de la semaine
- se demander = to wonder = rhyfeddu; synnu
- le papier peint = wallpaper = papur wal
- l'avoine (f) = oat = ceirchen
- seul à seul; face à face = one-to-one = un i un; un ag un
- le navire = ship = llong
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Todocisian - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/todo.htm
Todocisian is an alternative alphabet based on colours for English and Spanish devised by Jeffrey Recinos.
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New article on Omniglot: A Few Portuguese Idioms - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/portugueseidioms.htm
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New numbers page on Omniglot: Laz (ლაზური ნენა) http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/laz.htm
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New article on Omniglot: Is it possible to teach your children two languages at once? - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/twolanguagesatonce.htm
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New article on Omniglot: Scientific Babel: Why English Rules - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/scientificbabel.htm
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New article on Omniglot: A quick guide to the language of the Internet - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/internetlanguage.htm
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Work
Occupation
Linguist
Employment
  • Omniglot Ltd
    Linguist, 2008 - present
    Maintaining and developing Omniglot.com, the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages, answers questions from visitors, learning languages.
  • Study Group International
    Web Developer, 1999 - 2008
    Developing and maintaining multilingual websites.
  • British Council
    Various, 1994 - 1998
    Worked as an education counsellor, external liaison officer, IT manager and web consultant.
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Currently
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Previously
Brighton, East Sussex, England - Taipei, Taiwan - Osaka, Japan - Leeds, West Yorkshire, England - Jersey, Channel Islands - L'Isle-en-Dodon, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Sévignac-le-Pas, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, England - Maidenhead, Berkshire, England - Eskdale, Cumbria, England - Silverdale, Lancashire, England
Story
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One language is never enough / Dydy un iaith byth yn ddigon
Introduction
I make my living from Omniglot.com, a website about languages, and spend the rest of my time learning languages, making music, singing, writing songs, reading, juggling, procrastinating, day dreaming and so on.
Education
  • Bangor University
    Linguistics, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Leeds
    Chinese & Japanese, 1989 - 1993
  • National Taiwan Normal University
    Chinese, 1993 - 1994
  • Kansai Gaidai University
    Japanese, 1991 - 1991
  • National Chengchi University
    Chinese, 1990 - 1990
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Gender
Male