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Sausage sandwiches and potato cakes: new maps of Australian language

Or is it a sausage in bread and a potato scallop? A team of linguists is running an online survey to find out the differing terms Australians have for various things<p>What do you call a sausage served in a slice of bread? What about a battered, deep-fried potato snack?<p>We’ve previously covered …

Linguistics

How People Express Laughter in Different Languages Around the World

For those who speak English, “hahaha” is a common way to convey laughter in written text. Although it's easy to assume that this is a universal expression, there are many different ways for people to chuckle (on paper and online) in other languages. Latinos Post decided to create a series that …

Language

Debate Rages over Whether Speaking a Second Language Improves Cognition

The idea that learning to speak two languages is good for your brain has come to be widely accept as fact, particularly in popular media. Studies …

Linguistics

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The Oldest Language On The Planet Is About To Go Extinct: We Need Your Help

I'm in!<p><b>“A nation without language is voice-less and useless… Other people have their own languages. Why must my language be allowed to die? It must</b> …

The world's languages, in seven maps and charts

These seven maps and charts, visualized by <i>The Washington Post</i>, will help you understand how diverse other parts of the world are in terms of …

Language

“WordsEye” Is A New Cool Tool That Could Be A BIG Help With Language-Learning

WordsEye is a new online tool that automatically turns the words you write into the images that you are describing. You can see a simple example …

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