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F-bombs notwithstanding, all languages skew toward happiness: Universal human bias f/ positive words 0 Panich52 Feb 17 Feb 17 0 112
I have a question: What is your opinion of learning two different languages at once? 11 whathehell Dec 26 Dec 28 0 444
What are your favorite non-English words? 13 Recursion May 2013 Dec 8 5 1150
Why I like some dictionaries more than others 4 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Dec 2014 0 220
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 3 geardaddy Jul 2014 Dec 2014 7 265
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 257
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Nov 2014 2 501
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 315
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 2014 0 321
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 561
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 2187
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 28 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Aug 2014 3 3459
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Jul 2014 0 974
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 261
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 383
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 1235
What is your favorite American English dialect? 11 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Dec 2013 1 1979
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 834
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 369
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 617
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 194
A neat site for translations 3 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 679
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 1182
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 763
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 2 1083
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 614
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 2122
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 990
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 2116
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 1254
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 1209
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 1073
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 8 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2012 1 1800
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 1023
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 1537
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 838
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 1098
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 745
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1582
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 687
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2600
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 1008
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1402
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 0 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1379
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