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# The Daily Show with Jon Stewart # Spot the Africa (December 5th 2014) - YouTube

Between rampant racial inequality and Ebola outbreaks, South African comedian Trevor Noah admits he hesitated to visit a country as underdeveloped as America...
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How the media can affect the way we perceive the world... Why might the western media want us to see the world in a particular way?

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27 Creative & Cool Restaurant Names

27 Creative & Cool Restaurant Names | Language Issues | Scoop.it
These 27 restaurants know what's in a name. Get inspired by these creative and cool restaurant names!
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There’s nowt wrong with dialects, nothing broke ass about slang | Stan Carey

There’s nowt wrong with dialects, nothing broke ass about slang | Stan Carey | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Policing children’s language encourages them to think nonstandard English is substandard. Linguistic diversity should be celebrated, not banned
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Mind your language | Media | The Guardian

Mind your language | Media | The Guardian | Language Issues | Scoop.it
The editors of the Guardian style guide write about language usage and abusage
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Stewart Lee - "Stereotypes" Discussion on BBC's "This Week"

“ 17th November 2005, the comedian Stewart Lee takes part on a debate on the role of stereotypes in comedy on the BBC show, "This Week".”
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Cultural vocabularies: how many words do the Inuits have for snow?

Cultural vocabularies: how many words do the Inuits have for snow? | Language Issues | Scoop.it
The Inuits are not alone in having many words to describe a thing that preoccupies them, patterns occur in the vocabularies of many cultures
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Miriwoong waniwoogeng! Language is the only way to understand our ancient culture

Miriwoong waniwoogeng! Language is the only way to understand our ancient culture | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Only a handful of frail elders speak our language. Our youth can save it, but the language can also save our youth and reconnect them with their heritage
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War Made Easy (2007)

War Made Easy (2007) | Language Issues | Scoop.it
70 minutes | War Made Easy reaches into the Orwellian memory hole to expose a 50-year pattern of government deception and media spin that has dragged the United States into one war after another fro
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Language in Conflict - Language in Conflict in Babel magazine

Language in Conflict - Language in Conflict in Babel magazine | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Language in Conflict is a web platform dedicated to encouraging understanding, discussion and cooperation between those working in linguistics and conflict resolution.
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How Dystopian Stories Provide Cautionary Tales for Now and the Future

How Dystopian Stories Provide Cautionary Tales for Now and the Future | Language Issues | Scoop.it
6 minutes | The genre of dystopia – the ‘not good place’– has captured the imaginations of artists and audiences alike for centuries. But why do we bother with all this pessimism? Alex Gendler explain
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See how politicians’ language has changed over time

See how politicians’ language has changed over time | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Have you ever listened really closely to the words politicians use and the shape of their sentences? The website and writing app Grammarly decided to do just that — at an algorithmic level — and analyzed the debate transcripts of major presidential candidates from 1960 to today. For instance, how [...]
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Typecast as a terrorist | Riz Ahmed | The Long Read

Typecast as a terrorist | Riz Ahmed | The Long Read | Language Issues | Scoop.it
The Long Read: As my acting career developed, I was no longer cast as a radical Muslim – except at the airport
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Richard Branson tries to smear Corbyn, and gets busted by his own passengers [OPINION] | The Canary

Richard Branson tries to smear Corbyn, and gets busted by his own passengers [OPINION] | The Canary | Language Issues | Scoop.it
A train tycoon opposes the nationalisation of trains
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The Story Behind 8 Famous Restaurant Names

The Story Behind 8 Famous Restaurant Names | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Famous restaurant names often have a story attached to them. From McDonalds to Chipolte, find out how restaurants got their name.
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Banning slang will only further alienate young people, innit | Will Coldwell

Banning slang will only further alienate young people, innit | Will Coldwell | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Will Coldwell: The Harris Academy in London's Upper Norwood should not mute pupils' voices, but instead look for better ways of motivating them
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How Americanisms are killing the English language

How Americanisms are killing the English language | Language Issues | Scoop.it
A book released this year claims that Americanisms will have completely absorbed the English language by 2120. Hephzibah Anderson takes a look.
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21st Century Learning & Teaching

21st Century Learning & Teaching | Language Issues | Scoop.it
“ Copywriting Cheat Sheet”
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Steve Tuffill's curator insight, March 24, 2015 2:06 PM

Everyone can use a cheatsheet, even just to look at it and decide what they themselves have forgotten in their work.

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Waking our sleeping Indigenous languages: we're in the midst of a resurgence

Waking our sleeping Indigenous languages: we're in the midst of a resurgence | Language Issues | Scoop.it
While the vast number of Indigenous languages are considered endangered, there are many that have a good chance of survival if they are nurtured
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This is how the right-wing press are backtracking on Theresa May

This is how the right-wing press are backtracking on Theresa May | Language Issues | Scoop.it
It was predicted he would lose. It was said he was an 'enemy of business'. The Sun listed a catalogue of prime ministerial non-conformities on its front page, calling him a terrorist's friend, a destroyer of jobs, a puppet of unions.
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Language in Conflict - Language in Conflict

Language in Conflict - Language in Conflict | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Language in Conflict is a web platform dedicated to encouraging understanding, discussion and cooperation between those working in linguistics and conflict resolution.
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Is Isis the ultimate evil? They would love you to think so | Owen Jones

Is Isis the ultimate evil? They would love you to think so | Owen Jones | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Presenting Isis as iconic demons obscures the symbiotic relationship between jihadis and the west
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How the language you speak changes your view of the world

How the language you speak changes your view of the world | Language Issues | Scoop.it
Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also view the world in different ways depending on the specific language they are operating in.
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French government ‘suppressed torture’ of Bataclan victims

French government ‘suppressed torture’ of Bataclan victims | Language Issues | Scoop.it
A government committee has heard that policemen on the scene of the attacks last November vomited after witnessing victims of horrendous torture lying dead on the second floor of the Paris nightclub.
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