Napoléon Bonaparte: Frenchman, Corsican, Italian, or Moor?—And the Las...

Oct 30, 2015 by

[This post was originally posted in July 2012.] While population genetics typically focuses on migration and settlement patterns of relatively large groups of people, sometimes a genetic signature of just one person tells an...

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The English of ‘Saints’

Dec 7, 2010 by

In yesterday’s posting we examined the English spoken on the Falkland Islands. Today, we’ll look at the English of ‘Saints’ — as the inhabitants of St. Helena call themselves. The island of St. Helena is...

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