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The History of Fireworks

The History of Fireworks | Language Services | Scoop.it
The Chinese have forever been known for their prowess in alchemy; namely, their deep understanding of employing the powers and the combinations of natural ingredients to aid in the healing and well-being of humans.
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How close is Punjabi to Hindi? (analogy, please)

How close is Punjabi to Hindi? (analogy, please) http://t.co/R2NACoxd3Y
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How Many Languages is it Possible to Know?

How Many Languages is it Possible to Know? | Language Services | Scoop.it
There are millions of people, even in the mostly monolingual US, who speak more than one language at home. Competence in three languages is not unusual. But what about 10, 20, 30, 100 languages?
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20 words that once meant something very different | ideas.ted.com

20 words that once meant something very different | ideas.ted.com | Language Services | Scoop.it
Language historian Anne Curzan takes a closer look at this phenomenon, and shares some words that used to mean something totally different.
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90% Of People Can't Pronounce This Whole Poem. You Have To Try It.

90% Of People Can't Pronounce This Whole Poem. You Have To Try It. | Language Services | Scoop.it
Click To Enlarge (RT @littoyaya: Best version so far: 90% Of People Can't Pronounce This Whole Poem http://t.co/FUxIpA9Xyl #English #language #linguistics)...
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History of English Language: Episodes 6 to 9

History of English Language: Episodes 6 to 9 #English #Linguistics | Virtuoso Channel http://t.co/y8UW8B4rgz
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How languages evolve - Alex Gendler

How languages evolve - Alex Gendler | Language Services | Scoop.it
Over the course of human history, thousands of languages have developed from what was once a much smaller number. How did we end up with so many? And how do we keep track of them all?
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How Different Cultures Understand Time

How Different Cultures Understand Time | Language Services | Scoop.it
Time may seem universal, but different cultures interpret it very differently.
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What grocery stores can teach us about linguistics

What grocery stores can teach us about linguistics | Language Services | Scoop.it
Sometimes ambiguity is more efficient than specific labeling (@mattellman hi matt thought of your latest post when reading this http://t.co/xnQD3saEGY :))...
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4 easy foreign languages you never thought of learning (and why you should)

4 easy foreign languages you never thought of learning (and why you should) | Language Services | Scoop.it
Not every language learning attempt spells disaster for English speakers.
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Why you should learn a dead language

Why you should learn a dead language | Language Services | Scoop.it
Learning a dead language might not be as useless as it sounds (Why you should learn a dead language http://t.co/MzTZsorI54 #Language #Philology #Linguistics)...
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We're up all night for linguistics - A 'Get Lucky' parody

We're up all night for linguistics - A 'Get Lucky' parody | Language Services | Scoop.it
Based on the original song by Daft Punk here.
Like the origins of speaking
Our brains with beginnings
What keeps our minds from spinning
We’re wugs from the beginning
We’ve come too far
Linguists are...
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The Accents in Downton Abbey : linguistics

The Accents in Downton Abbey : linguistics | Language Services | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet (The Accents in Downton Abbey

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» Study Looks at Gestures As Part of Language - Psych Central News

» Study Looks at Gestures As Part of Language  - Psych Central News | Language Services | Scoop.it
A new study seeks answers to a simple question: Why can’t we stay still when talking to others? Or, why do we use gestures?
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My That's English!: How do languages change and evolve?

My That's English!: How do languages change and evolve? | Language Services | Scoop.it
The current division of major language families represents the limit at which relationships can be established with reasonable certainty, meaning that languages of different families are presumed not to be related on any level.
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The Speech Accent Archive: The English Accents of People Who Speak 341 Different Languages

The Speech Accent Archive: The English Accents of People Who Speak 341 Different Languages | Language Services | Scoop.it
Over the years, I've met with several foreign speaking partners. Through conversation, I learn their language — Spanish, Korean, Japanese — and they learn mine — English.
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The History of the English Language, Animated

The History of the English Language, Animated | Language Services | Scoop.it
"The Sun never sets on the English language." The history of language, that peculiar human faculty that Darwin believed was half art and (The History of the #English #Language, Animated http://t.co/esYh8srqy8...
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This is your brain on jazz: Study shows how brains see music as language

Jazz musicians are famous for their musical conversations -- one improvises a few bars and another plays an answer. Now research shows some of the brain's language regions enable that musical back-and-forth much like a spoken conversation.
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History of English Language: Episodes 1-5

History of English Language: Episodes 1-5 #English #Linguistics | Virtuoso Channel http://t.co/A3pJ86ca7D
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Big data serves up linguistics insights

Big data serves up linguistics insights | Language Services | Scoop.it
British Academy event details potential in faster, better routes to statistical analysis (RT @timeshighered: Big data serves up linguistics insights: http://t.co/PoMgZ38knn by)...
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Language Services | Scoop.it
Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.
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How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World | Language Services | Scoop.it
Speaking another language fluently seems to affect what you notice and how you remember events. (Words are so important that the linguistics behind the language you use shape the concepts you understand.
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Can You Hear the Difference? | Voxy Blog

Can You Hear the Difference? | Voxy Blog | Language Services | Scoop.it
So how do we recognize contrasts between languages? Is it instinct? Is it pattern recognition? This is where knowing the differences between language families can become useful. The more you play, the more you'll begin to ...
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How 5 Decades of Hispanic Immigration Gave Miami Its Own Unique English Dialect

How 5 Decades of Hispanic Immigration Gave Miami Its Own Unique English Dialect | Language Services | Scoop.it
Even native English speakers now sound slightly Latino.
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11 Weirdly Spelled Words—And How They Got That Way

11 Weirdly Spelled Words—And How They Got That Way | Language Services | Scoop.it
Why is English spelling so messed up? We get the same sounds spelled different ways (two, to, too), the same spellings pronounced different ways (chrome, machine, attach), and extra letters all over the place that don't even do anything (knee, gnu,...
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