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Any recommendations for jump starting French 9 bucolic_frolic Apr 25 Jun 24 0 1107
DuoLingo app! 1 yuiyoshida May 4 Jun 24 0 583
I learned something new today.... 3 yuiyoshida Jun 13 Jun 13 4 709
Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages 4 Behind the Aegis May 5 Jun 2 1 1174
What is your favorite American English dialect? 13 Odin2005 Jan 2012 May 13 1 5182
A neat site for translations 4 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 May 9 1 2941
What are your favorite non-English words? 20 Recursion May 2013 May 9 6 4358
Interesting twitter thread on "translation talk" 1 soryang May 3 May 3 3 459
I was looking at taking Spanish at our community college. I was wondering about online 4 brewens Apr 9 Apr 10 0 719
1400 Japanese Vocab & Phrase 3 hr Audiobook (BasicIntermediate) 0 yuiyoshida Apr 2020 Apr 2020 1 426
Yandere (ヤンデレ) 1 yuiyoshida Mar 2020 Mar 2020 4 486
PARASITE-Jessica song(Parody)full version-Korea song(독도는 우리 땅) 0 soryang Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 345
Korea Sijo (시조) in English -- by translation and original poems 0 soryang Feb 2020 Feb 2020 2 409
How I Learnt JAPANESE (Mikan) 3 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Feb 2020 0 567
DO NOT SAY 'I think...' - say THIS instead - 21 more advanced alternative phrases 6 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 706
Hwang Jini's riddle is a play on Hanja 0 soryang Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 646
What does the Korean word "Arirang" ( 아리랑 ) mean? 0 soryang Nov 2019 Nov 2019 1 796
Ten Useful Korean Slang Terms X 2 2 soryang Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 679
Japanese phrases you can use (Phrases I have accumulated over the years.) 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 1903
Otsukaresama desu - The magic word in Japanese 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2019 Oct 2019 0 347
Why Is Korean So Hard? 1 soryang Sep 2019 Sep 2019 4 734
WHY Japanese is the HARDEST Language 4 yuiyoshida Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 635
Agnotology 4 littlemissmartypants Sep 2019 Sep 2019 8 704
Japanese guy reacts to Foreigner's Tattoos 1 yuiyoshida Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 721
the persistence of syntax 3 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 647
My 1950s miseducation in English. 13 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2019 Aug 2019 2 1288
A Brief History of British and Irish Languages 4 ashling Mar 2019 Jul 2019 19 1044
expressing feelings in Japanese 7 yuiyoshida Jun 2019 Jul 2019 1 1038
These are the hardest-to-spell words in the English language, CNN: 3 Stuart G May 2019 May 2019 2 1047
What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa' 2 soryang Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 796
Does redundancy constitute bad grammar? 38 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2017 Apr 2019 0 3615
Crossing Divides: Two Koreas divided by a fractured language 5 soryang Mar 2019 Mar 2019 2 1032
South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation Invites Applicants for Summer Institute 1 Behind the Aegis Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 806
How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying "Like" 9 littlemissmartypants Nov 2018 Jan 2019 3 1483
The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today 11 elleng Mar 2017 Dec 2018 6 2840
Morphology of "antidisestablishmentarianism", 2 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1792
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 10 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2018 1 3902
Questions about the word pendejo 11 47of74 Sep 2017 Jul 2018 0 2390
Items on the menu at a Mexican restaurant. 2 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2017 Jul 2018 0 2591
Wiktionary IPA symbol R is messed up. 3 Lionel Mandrake Feb 2017 Feb 2018 0 1554
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 left-of-center2012 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 971
What native English speakers instinctively know. 4 PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2016 May 2017 5 1967
Calling Yourself Humbled Doesnt Sound as Humble as It Used To 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 4 1932
Learning a language for business 1 KatyMan Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1318
pronunciation of poly- 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2016 Sep 2016 0 1707
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 3 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Aug 2016 1 2699
new documentary "Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues" (reddit AMA w/ exec producers) 0 eShirl Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1241
Ninilchik Russian: A Dialect of Russian Spoken in Alaska... 0 xocet Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1373
A comprehensive website of cliches (though I prefer to call them idioms) 1 ailsagirl Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1513
I have a question: What is your opinion of learning two different languages at once? 36 whathehell Dec 2014 May 2016 0 5429
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 30 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Mar 2016 4 7350
"Thank you" in more than 465 languages 0 vkkv Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1676
Sapir-Whorf 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1935
Question about IM/Twitter short-cut spellings 3 Tab Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1579
Universal Grammar, parameters, and all that. 1 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1701
Linguist explains secret language of Gulliver's Travels 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Oct 2015 2 1993
'hijastro' & 'filiaster' 1 Lionel Mandrake Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1583
Whistled Turkish challenges notions about language and the brain 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1491
Want to write in the ogham alphabet? 0 geardaddy Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 1510
New emotion recognition model: Humans perceive feelings of others via pattern recognition 1 Panich52 Apr 2015 Jun 2015 0 1756
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 1 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Mar 2015 2 2854
F-bombs notwithstanding, all languages skew toward happiness: Universal human bias f/ positive words 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1366
Why I like some dictionaries more than others 4 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Dec 2014 0 1930
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 3 geardaddy Jul 2014 Dec 2014 8 1889
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 2621
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Nov 2014 2 3021
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1710
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 2014 0 2386
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 4252
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 4601
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 1560
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1981
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 3179
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 2278
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1841
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 4005
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1463
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 3146
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 2386
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