Facebook post by University of Helsinki

For a linguist researching Torlak, a transitional dialect spoken in The Balkans, elderly women make the best interviewees. ”The older men have all gone through the Yugoslavian army where they were taught the official language of the time, Serbo-Croatian. The women stayed in their home villages,” researcher Max Wahlström explains. Read the article: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/language-culture/researchers-of-endangered-languages-knock-on-doors-and-search-fields-for-interviewees?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social_owned&utm_campaign=media