Neatorama Posts Tagged "language"
Australian and American Words...

[http://youtu.be/AWu3LhfA3fw] (YouTube link)You&rs...  ...and England are two countries divided by a common language . You can says that the U.S. and Australia are div...  ...at the U.S. and Australia are divided by a common language plus 12,000 miles. Mark and Christi Brown are a b...  ...eaching us the differe...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/17/Australian-and-American-Words/
Why So Strangely Yoda Speaks...

Any Star Wars fan will recognize an imitation of the Jedi Muppet Yoda even in text because of his peculiar syntax. But is it really so peculiar? There are plenty of examples from history -many from Shakespeare- of the sa...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/13/Why-So-Strangely-Yoda-Speaks/
The Sound of Frying...

What does the sound of breakfast frying on the sto...  ...sizzle,” but what’s the word in other languages ? James Chapman rounded up several words from vari...  ...mes Chapman rounded up several words from various languages , and they’re all pretty onomatopoeic. Which...  ...autocorrect. -via B...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/30/The-Sound-of-Frying/
Wonderful Foreign Words With No English Equivalent, Illustrated...

Komorebi (Japanese): n. The sunlight that filters...  ...d her to reflect on how many words from different languages are beautifully descriptive, yet cannot easily be...  ...rds that exemplify the beauty and nuance of human language . Visit Sanders' website for Lost in Translation t...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/25/Wonderful-Foreign-Words-With-No-English-Equivalent-Illustrated/
Why Port and Starboard Indicate Left and Right...

[http://youtu.be/SAjcJDoz9wM] (YouTube link)The language of sea travel may seem like a foreign language to you, as it does to me. In an examination of th...  ...dquo;! What could possibly go wrong? But like all language

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/19/Why-Port-and-Starboard-Indicate-Left-and-Right/
So, Which American English Dialect Do You Speak?...

It's not whether you speak English ... it's what dialect of American English do you speak. A decade ago, Robert Delaney of Long Island University put together a map of the various American English dialects (and su...

http://www.neatorama.com/neatopicto/2014/09/10/So-Which-American-English-Dialects-Do-You-Speak/
50 Words That Sound Rude But Actually Aren't...

Once while giving a driving lesson, I told my daug...  ...She became highly offended that I would use such language , and didn’t learn a thing that day besides...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/29/50-Words-That-Sound-Rude-But-Actually-Arent/
Word Crimes...

[http://youtu.be/8Gv0H-vPoDc] (YouTube link)Gramma...  ...Blurred Lines” gets right to the point: use language properly, or keep it to yourself on the internet....

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/15/Word-Crimes/
A Linguist of Fire and Blood...

David J. Peterson is a linguist by trade and a con...  ...r by hobby -until he actually got a job inventing languages . HBO hired him to create the fantasy languages used in the series Game of Thrones: Dokrathi and...  ...ke that? They contacted a club of conlangers, the Language...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/11/A-Linguist-of-Fire-and-Blood/




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