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Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 9 10 hrs ago 0 122
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 9 0 1730
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 28 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Aug 9 3 3128
What are your favorite non-English words? 12 Recursion May 2013 Aug 9 5 850
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 2 geardaddy Jul 31 Jul 31 6 109
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Jul 18 0 850
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2 Jun 2 3 187
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 173
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 1027
What is your favorite American English dialect? 11 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Dec 2013 1 1780
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 715
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 260
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 368
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 125
A neat site for translations 3 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 587
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 1020
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 662
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 1 939
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 530
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 1726
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 911
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 1743
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 1117
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 1108
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 950
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 8 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2012 1 1627
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 945
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 1406
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 755
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 1017
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 695
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1361
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 593
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2358
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 897
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1294
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 0 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1153
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