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How often has this scenario played out in your life: You have been searching for something for something endlessly, and then made a totally unrelated discovery which changed you life for the better? - what is the mystery behind why this happens?
Published by Colin Dovey 92 months ago in Linguistics | +24 votes | 14 comments
Learning a second language is a good idea for several reasons.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 90 months ago in Linguistics | +24 votes | 12 comments
Frisian is a language that's very close to English.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 91 months ago in Linguistics | +17 votes | 12 comments
The Klingon language (tlhIngan Hol, in Klingon) is the language spoken by the warring culture known as the Klingons, who inhabit the virtual realm of the Star Trek universe.
Published by James R. Coffey 87 months ago in Linguistics | +8 votes | 11 comments
A look at the difference between language and communication and is it true woman talk more then men?
Published by Johnny Dod 97 months ago in Linguistics | +17 votes | 11 comments
Published by Charlene Collins 111 months ago in Linguistics | +15 votes | 11 comments
Do men and women inherently speak differently? Are apparent differences one might detect in male and female conversation related to differences in thinking, or are they reflective of socially imposed expectations? Do both men and women allow sexual stereotyping to dictate their speech patterns? These are just a few of the questions linguists ask when approaching the subject of linguistics and the sexes.
Published by James R. Coffey 85 months ago in Linguistics | +9 votes | 10 comments
The question “When should your child learn a second language” can easily be answered with “as soon as possible”. Children can develop language skills already from birth and learn a second language together with their first language
Published by Erik Van Tongerloo 90 months ago in Linguistics | +21 votes | 10 comments
Although today the term linguistics is most often associated with the various languages of the world, individual dialects, and the rules of grammar that control them, the development of this sub-field of anthropology is actually rooted in cultural studies, a discipline intended to serve a purely functional purpose, a means to an end to understand otherwise unknown cultures encountered in the far reaches of the world.
Published by James R. Coffey 85 months ago in Linguistics | +9 votes | 9 comments
The story behind the M82 "Light Fifty" one of the most controversial firearms manufactured and used by the world's military and special forces
Published by deepblue 96 months ago in Linguistics | +9 votes | 9 comments
American, British and Australian Engineer all developed from one root. Now they are growing together again.
Published by Louie Jerome 99 months ago in Linguistics | +10 votes | 9 comments
Esperanto means one who hopes and was created in 1887 to be a language to bridge cultures.
Published by Judith Barton 85 months ago in Linguistics | +8 votes | 8 comments
Overt prestige is acquired by those speakers who have command of a standard dialect (or dialects) that is socially defined as that spoken to gain social status within the wider community; often that of the elite. Covert prestige, however, is that acquired by those speakers desiring to belong; to be considered a member of a certain community. These are major factors in deciding how we speak.
Published by James R. Coffey 86 months ago in Linguistics | +7 votes | 7 comments
Generally speaking, Spanglish refers to the blend of the Spanish and the English languages. Not a “pidgin” language (a simplified. middle language that develops as a means of communication between groups that don’t have a language in common), Spanglish is totally informal, with no pre-established linguistic rules of structure.
Published by James R. Coffey 87 months ago in Linguistics | +7 votes | 7 comments
hebrew slang arabic words in hebrew Israeli language
Published by Petal 92 months ago in Linguistics | +9 votes | 7 comments
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