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Joseph Stalin said: “Therefore, children will be greatly inconvenienced to find transport to attend the exams on time,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Ranil Wickremesinghe said: “Those who want to have an exciting time would come here, maybe they could even take part in the demonstrations. They could hold placards which tell the President of Sri Lanka to go home or they could ask the Prime Minister to go home. All that are options available,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe said: “The objective is to get the amendments approved by the Cabinet and thereafter submitted to Parliament as soon as possible,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Hugo Cardoso said: “The earliest analyses of SLPC were done in the 19th and early 20th centuries, and they consisted of a few dictionaries. There were even periodicals in Ceylon Portuguese and also collections of oral traditions. This scholarship was only resumed in the 1970s, when modern fieldwork-based research began focusing on the language. Ian R. Smith’s thesis, published in 1978, was an important milestone in SLPC studies and his research surveyed the Creole-speaking people of the Batticaloa area,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Hugo Cardoso said: “From an academic and linguistic perspective, SLPC is interesting because its grammar has been greatly influenced by Tamil. In the process, it developed linguistic characteristics that are relatively rare in Creole languages. Even after the Portuguese colonisers left, SLPC still flourished across the country until at least the mid-19th century,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Hugo Cardoso said: “The major output of the now completed ‘Documentation of Sri Lankan Portuguese’ project is the collection on the Endangered Languages Archive, which contains audio and video recordings with transcriptions or annotations, plus other materials the team collected—including archival sources—and some of their publications,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Patricia Costa said: “Our main aim was rather simple: we wanted to create and share open-access, digital and engaging resources including vocabulary, useful phrases and expressions, texts, and aspects of grammar, to assist those interested in learning and/or finding out more about this endangered language. We also hoped the project could also benefit proficient speakers, encouraging them to use the language more often, both in spoken and written form, in face-to-face conversations and on the internet,”

sundaytimes Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:13:00 AM CEST

Susan Kilsby said: “Global dairy markets have been impacted by the economic consequences of the Shanghai lockdowns, which is being felt throughout Asia,”

Stuff Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:10:00 AM CEST

Sarah Knibbs stated: “in order to ensure that women’s needs are addressed in response and recovery efforts, it is essential that Sri Lankan women are included in all decision-making spheres”

island Sunday, May 22, 2022 2:50:00 AM CEST

Lakshman Kiriella said: “International aid and assistance is the need of the hour, but none in the international community will help an interim government with President Rajapaksa in it. Therefore any measure for temporary governance will not be of any use if he continues to head the government,”

island Sunday, May 22, 2022 2:50:00 AM CEST

Lakshman Kiriella said (about علي الجابري): “I am ashamed that a learned man like Ali Sabry presented that amendment which placed all power over the police, army, judiciary and public administration in the hands of the Executive. That amendment turned Parliament a dud coin and rendered the police and judiciary impotent,”

island Sunday, May 22, 2022 2:50:00 AM CEST

Larry Wilson told: “Chandi, get ready to move from Cosham to South Downs for a few days. I have arranged a special management observer period for you at a Holiday Inn in that area”

island Sunday, May 22, 2022 2:50:00 AM CEST

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