May 16 in Language

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2008

  • The Portuguese Parliament votes to reform Portuguese spelling to be more in line with Brazilian Portuguese. The letters k, w, and y are also officially added to the Portuguese Alphabet as a part of the agreement.[1]

Sources

  1. British Broadcasting Corporation, (2008, May 16). Reform spells change for Portugal. BBC News, Retrieved May 19, 2008, from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7405985.stm


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