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etymology, grammar, spelling, history of English
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3 Awesome Grammar Visuals

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good reminder for all!
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10 Words Science Fiction Invented That We Use Today

10 Words Science Fiction Invented That We Use Today | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Science fiction writers have the power to play god, insofar as they can construct entirely new worlds simply by putting pen to paper and imagining things that normal people might only dream about.
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Do You Call it Soda or Pop?

Do You Call it Soda or Pop? | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
How does where we’re from shape who we are?Last week, one of the most viral things on the internet was a few simple maps. Created by statistics graduate student Joshua Katz, the maps show (I call it pop!
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12 Really Forced Portmanteaux That Didn’t Catch On - Mental Floss

12 Really Forced Portmanteaux That Didn’t Catch On - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
12 Really Forced Portmanteaux That Didn\'t Catch OnThere are times when one big word can more effectively do the job of two words. These are not those times.
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14 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent - Mental Floss

14 More Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
14 More Words We Need in EnglishEarlier this year, we shared 15 wonderful words with no English equivalent. Now that you\'ve integrated those into your vocabulary, here are 14 more.
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19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary - Mental Floss

19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your Vocabulary - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
19 Old-Timey Slang Terms to Bolster Your VocabularyWe\'re putting our copy of the 1967 Dictionary of American Slang to good use.
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'The Grading Game' Review - Good Times for Grammar Nerds - Touch Arcade

'The Grading Game' Review - Good Times for Grammar Nerds - Touch Arcade | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
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Are you the sort of person who knows all about the majestic alot?
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Etymology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time. By an extension, the term "etymology (of a word)" means the origin of a particular word.

For languages with a long written history, etymologists make use of texts in these languages and texts about the languages to gather knowledge about how words were used during earlier periods of their history and when they entered the languages in question. Etymologists also apply the methods of comparative linguistics to reconstruct information about languages that are too old for any direct information to be available.

By analyzing related languages with a technique known as the comparative method, linguists can make inferences about their shared parent language and its vocabulary. In this way, word roots have been found that can be traced all the way back to the origin of, for instance, the Indo-European language family.

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#2 This is NOT Grammar: As Easy as ABC | English Idioms, English Expressions

Mastering A, An, The: English Articles Solved: http://www.amazon.com/Mastering-An-The-English-Articles/dp/1480136441/ English conversation lessons: Skype: ag...
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Where Did the English Language Come From?

Where Did the English Language Come From? | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Old English and Middle English are earlier versions of the language spoken around the world today | EXPLORATIONS

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Some grammar rules | English Language

Some grammar rules | English Language | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Some grammar rules http://t.co/MtLZcQlElS
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How Linguistics is like Coding

How Linguistics is like Coding | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
As a linguist, I’ve had a lot of interesting conversations with programmers about the similarities between linguistics and coding.
Here’s an example of a simple linguistic tree structure for the...
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11 Weirdly Spelled Words

11 Weirdly Spelled Words | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.
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17 Vowel-Free Words Acceptable in ‘Words With Friends’ - Mental Floss

17 Vowel-Free Words Acceptable in ‘Words With Friends’ - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
17 Vowel-Free WordsDon’t be down about your next panel of consonants. Instead, take the challenge as an opportunity to show off your newly acquired vowel-free vocabulary.
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19 Regional Words All Americans Should Adopt Immediately - Mental Floss

19 Regional Words All Americans Should Adopt Immediately - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
19 Regional Words All Americans Should Adopt ImmediatelyIn celebration of slang, here’s a list of delightful obscure words from around the U.S. that you\'ll want to start working into conversation.
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The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words - Mental Floss

The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words - Mental Floss | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words
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How to Use Present Tense to Tell About the Past [Infographic]MyEnglishTeacher.eu Blog

Not sure how to use Present Tense? Using this infograpfic and you will understand this part of English grammar. Discover now!
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Online Etymology Dictionary

Online Etymology Dictionary | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
@Jesse_Colombo In fact etymology online suggests a relationship http://t.co/ozEw0QBQ Interesting.
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Grammarphobia: Grammar, etymology, linguistics, usage, and more

Grammarphobia: Grammar, etymology, linguistics, usage, and more | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Grammar, etymology, linguistics, usage, and more from the bestselling language writers Patricia T. O'Conner and Stewart Kellerman
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Exploring the Evolution of Language

Exploring the Evolution of Language | History of the English Language | Scoop.it
Preview and download the course Exploring the Evolution of Language on iTunes U.
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