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Is “Happy Birthday” Sung in Other Languages?

Is “Happy Birthday” Sung in Other Languages? | Language Journal | Scoop.it
Everyone has a birthday. Most societies, across the world and across the ages, have evolved to celebrate each individual’s birthday. We even have holidays

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6 quests to fix English's messed-up spelling - The Week Magazine

6 quests to fix English's messed-up spelling - The Week Magazine | Language Journal | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine
6 quests to fix English's messed-up spelling
The Week Magazine
ou've probably noticed that English spelling is not as consistent or phonetically reliable as the spelling of many other languages.
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5 Petty Arguments You Won't Believe Have Scientific Answers

5 Petty Arguments You Won't Believe Have Scientific Answers | Language Journal | Scoop.it
We can't believe people got paid for this kind of stuff.
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Facebook language study predicts age, gender, personality traits ...

Facebook language study predicts age, gender, personality traits ... | Language Journal | Scoop.it
Researchers analyzed Facebook users' linguistic patterns to predict the individuals' age, gender and responses to personality questionnaires.
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