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How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying "Like" 9 littlemissmartypants Nov 8 Jan 9 2 523
The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today 11 elleng Mar 2017 Dec 16 6 2024
Morphology of "antidisestablishmentarianism", 2 Lionel Mandrake Dec 9 Dec 10 2 320
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 10 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2018 1 3085
Questions about the word pendejo 11 47of74 Sep 2017 Jul 2018 0 1388
Items on the menu at a Mexican restaurant. 2 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2017 Jul 2018 0 1919
Wiktionary IPA symbol R is messed up. 3 Lionel Mandrake Feb 2017 Feb 2018 0 879
Does redundancy constitute bad grammar? 37 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2017 Aug 2017 0 2085
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 left-of-center2012 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 449
What native English speakers instinctively know. 4 PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2016 May 2017 5 1265
Calling Yourself Humbled Doesnt Sound as Humble as It Used To 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 4 1130
What are your favorite non-English words? 17 Recursion May 2013 Dec 2016 6 3044
Learning a language for business 1 KatyMan Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 770
pronunciation of poly- 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2016 Sep 2016 0 1020
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 3 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Aug 2016 1 2084
new documentary "Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues" (reddit AMA w/ exec producers) 0 eShirl Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 729
Ninilchik Russian: A Dialect of Russian Spoken in Alaska... 0 xocet Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 818
A comprehensive website of cliches (though I prefer to call them idioms) 1 ailsagirl Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 936
I have a question: What is your opinion of learning two different languages at once? 36 whathehell Dec 2014 May 2016 0 3976
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 30 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Mar 2016 4 5630
"Thank you" in more than 465 languages 0 vkkv Mar 2016 Mar 2016 1 1085
Sapir-Whorf 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1273
Question about IM/Twitter short-cut spellings 3 Tab Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 987
Universal Grammar, parameters, and all that. 1 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1154
Linguist explains secret language of Gulliver's Travels 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Oct 2015 2 1478
'hijastro' & 'filiaster' 1 Lionel Mandrake Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1003
Whistled Turkish challenges notions about language and the brain 0 Panich52 Aug 2015 Aug 2015 0 1004
Want to write in the ogham alphabet? 0 geardaddy Jul 2015 Jul 2015 1 970
New emotion recognition model: Humans perceive feelings of others via pattern recognition 1 Panich52 Apr 2015 Jun 2015 0 1262
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 1 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Mar 2015 2 2337
F-bombs notwithstanding, all languages skew toward happiness: Universal human bias f/ positive words 0 Panich52 Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 868
Why I like some dictionaries more than others 4 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Dec 2014 0 1311
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 3 geardaddy Jul 2014 Dec 2014 8 1281
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 1961
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Nov 2014 2 2326
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1165
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 2014 0 1786
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 3314
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 3986
If you are interested in phrases, check out... 0 Behind the Aegis Jun 2014 Jun 2014 3 1036
A Collection Of Curious Words From The Welsh Language 0 geardaddy Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1442
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 2584
What is your favorite American English dialect? 11 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Dec 2013 1 3408
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 1722
Japanese won't say "NO" 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1314
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 3314
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 957
A neat site for translations 3 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1690
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 2487
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 1814
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 2 2202
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 1638
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 5828
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 1750
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 4214
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 2457
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 2076
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 2569
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 1946
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 2739
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 1694
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 1980
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 1570
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 2440
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 1546
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 4434
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 1978
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 2888
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