Thursday, August 28, 2008

Manx Culture - At Home and Abroad


Some interesting news from the IOM Newspapers site.
Manx Gaelic Business Guide
For a language that was pretty much dead when I was a kid the resurgence of 'the Manx' is a fantastic achievement and an inspiration to other languages facing extinction. There is a great effort on the IOM Online website with a video* or two to help you learn some Manx over the internet. Did you know that we now have mother-tongue Manx children? And here comes a guide to the business community.



Back Door Slam
The boys have extended their US Tour. The full article is online and details the venues. Their website is full of other information and tells you more about them. They also have a Facebook page if you're hip to all that.
www.myspace.com/backdoorslam





*HAT TIP: Marshall

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