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Do High Altitudes Shape Languages? - The Atlantic

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Do High Altitudes Shape Languages?
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Can Geography Shape the Way We Speak ? - Scientific American (blog)

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Can Geography Shape the Way We Speak ? Scientific American (blog) It's a treasure trove of linguistic diversity revealing which everyday words in my lexicon vary (e.g., garage sale) and which seem fairly common (e.g., subway) to the overall...
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Is Content the New Currency?

Is Content the New Currency? | Linguistically Speaking | Scoop.it
Between the endless Euro drama and the Bitcoin brouhaha, currency has been much in the news of late. Most people would probably name the US Dollar as the dominant currency in this day and age.

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janlgordon's comment, June 19, 2013 12:38 AM
Mithu Hassan Sorry I'm so late in getting back to you - you're very welcome, happy you liked it!!
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Do people actually read the content? Will it keep them following you?

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Exploring Dialects

Language communities are unique in their lexicon, accents and grammar rules--known as dialects. Linguists aver that dialects are derived from social isolation.
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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | Linguistically Speaking | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Family weekend | Budapest daily photo

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Comanche Nation College Tries to Rescue a Lost Tribal Language - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Comanche Nation College Tries to Rescue a Lost Tribal Language - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) | Linguistically Speaking | Scoop.it
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Comanche Nation College Tries to Rescue a Lost Tribal Language Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) "Part of the battle is getting young people to say, it's worth my time to study Comanche," says...
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Does language limit your thoughts

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Do the languages we speak influence our thought processes? Does language simply convey thought, or do the structures in languages sculpt our ideas and thoughts.
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What's in a Word

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This languages.com article analyzes the elements of a word such as morphemes, allomorphs, phonemes; and the linguistic study of phonetics and Neologism.
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Canada Linguistic Anthropology University Programs

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