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pronunciation of poly- 2 Lionel Mandrake Thursday Sunday 0 119
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 3 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Wednesday 1 1402
new documentary "Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues" (reddit AMA w/ exec producers) 0 eShirl Aug 13 Aug 13 0 123
Ninilchik Russian: A Dialect of Russian Spoken in Alaska... 0 xocet Jul 27 Jul 27 1 139
What are your favorite non-English words? 14 Recursion May 2013 Jun 30 5 2013
A comprehensive website of cliches (though I prefer to call them idioms) 1 ailsagirl Jun 8 Jun 8 2 370
I have a question: What is your opinion of learning two different languages at once? 36 whathehell Dec 2014 May 2016 0 2610
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 30 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Mar 2016 4 4633
"Thank you" in more than 465 languages 0 vkkv Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 368
Sapir-Whorf 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 531
Question about IM/Twitter short-cut spellings 3 Tab Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 328
Universal Grammar, parameters, and all that. 1 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 513
Linguist explains secret language of Gulliver's Travels 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Oct 2015 2 891
'hijastro' & 'filiaster' 1 Lionel Mandrake Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 372
Whistled Turkish challenges notions about language and the brain 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 561
Want to write in the ogham alphabet? 0 geardaddy Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 415
New emotion recognition model: Humans perceive feelings of others via pattern recognition 1 Panich52 Apr 2015 Jun 2015 0 786
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 1 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Mar 2015 2 1770
F-bombs notwithstanding, all languages skew toward happiness: Universal human bias f/ positive words 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 423
Why I like some dictionaries more than others 4 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Dec 2014 0 623
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 3 geardaddy Jul 2014 Dec 2014 8 696
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 1002
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Nov 2014 2 1233
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 683
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 2014 0 967
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1653
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 3253
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 511
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 882
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 1805
What is your favorite American English dialect? 11 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Dec 2013 1 2661
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1215
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 680
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 1642
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 453
A neat site for translations 3 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1086
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 1772
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 1151
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 2 1529
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 988
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 3601
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 1299
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 3196
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 1714
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 1542
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 1634
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 8 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2012 1 2362
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 1345
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 2022
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 1144
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 1453
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 1031
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 1916
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 997
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 3441
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 1369
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 1946
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