Neatorama Posts Tagged "language"
15 Unique Illnesses You Can Only Come Down With in German...

Every language develops its own diagnoses of maladies, or on the...  ...s that could be called by another name in another language , but they sound much more debilitating in German....

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/16/15-Unique-Illnesses-You-Can-Only-Come-Down-With-in-German/
The Strange Way to Say "Yes" in Northern Sweden...

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URgdIAz4QNg](Video Link)The Local news service journeyed to Umeå, a city in northern Sweden. There, a correspondent learned how to say "yes" in the local dialect of Swedish: purse y...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/16/The-Strange-Way-to-Say-Yes-in-Northern-Sweden/
Stan By Your Land...

[http://youtu.be/yXc3ExJGVYw] (YouTube link)Why do...  ...root word gave us so many other words in various languages

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/04/Stan-By-Your-Land/
Are You a Dude, A Buddy, Or a Pal?...

What term do you use for a generic person: bro, buddy, dude, fella, or pal? Jack Grieve, a forensic linguist, analyzed tweets to create heat maps showing the relative frequency of these words. You can view the other maps...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/26/Are-You-a-Dude-A-Buddy-Or-a-Pal/
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/




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