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Why I like some dictionaries more than others 0 Lionel Mandrake Nov 16 Nov 16 0 63
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 12 Nov 13 0 135
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 30 Nov 13 2 274
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 28 Oct 28 11 199
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 7 0 226
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 342
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 1944
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 28 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Aug 2014 3 3267
What are your favorite non-English words? 12 Recursion May 2013 Aug 2014 5 966
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 2 geardaddy Jul 2014 Jul 2014 6 183
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Jul 2014 0 920
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 233
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 257
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 1109
What is your favorite American English dialect? 11 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Dec 2013 1 1883
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 775
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 325
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 476
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 163
A neat site for translations 3 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 634
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 1097
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 727
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 2 1016
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 579
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 1902
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 954
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 1928
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 1203
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 1174
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 1018
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 8 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2012 1 1710
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 988
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 1457
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 799
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 1059
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 725
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1443
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 647
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2477
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 966
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1358
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 0 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1235
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