Tag Archives: Language

17 Job Titles in Victorian Slang | Mental Floss

By Paul Anthony Jones Nov 2, 2015 | Updated: May 13, 2022, 1:23 PM EDT Are you an “adjective-jerker,” a “learning-shover,” a “sublime rascal,” or perhaps a “castor-oil artist”? In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, a trend emerged … Continue reading

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Pronouns: Little Words That Say a Lot | Otherwords

[…] Pronouns may be little, but they say a lot, and they’re always changing! Otherwords is a PBS web series on Storied that digs deep into this quintessential human trait of language and fınds the fascinating, thought-provoking, and funny stories … Continue reading

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Toddler reads full sentences | Now This News

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Why Magical Realism is a Global Phenomenon | It’s Lit

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Cat and Dogg | Snoopdogg

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Why Swahili is becoming Africa’s Official Language

The Remarkable Rise of Swahili in Africa. Swahili is a Bantu language, which stands out from the rest in Africa and is the most spoken and widely studied indigenous African language. Swahili’s rise, development and spread also makes it the … Continue reading

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Nsibidi scripts | Ikom in the present day Cross River State, Nigeria

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Bamum script | Cameroon

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RSA ANIMATE: Language as a Window into Human Nature

In this new RSA Animate, renowned experimental psychologist Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. Taken from the RSA’s free public events programme http://www.thersa.org/events.

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16 Things I Only Started Saying After Living in the UK 🇬🇧

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