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Fact submitted by: bonjourtammy
“She speaks more languages than anyone in the family. Because she plays with all the children in the street.” (Erbil, Iraq)
- Me: "I wanna dedicate my life to languages"
- Me: *puts minimal effort into actually learning languages*
IF YOU SERIOUSLY THINK I’M GONNA LISTEN TO YOU EXPLAINING TO ME ALL THE DIFFERENT REGIONAL ACCENTS/DIALECTS OF YOUR NATIVE LANGUAGE AND SHOWING ME THE EXACT LINGUISTIC DIFFERENCES TO RELATED LANGUAGES then you are absolutely right make yourself comfortable i’ll just bring the popcorn and then we can proceed
Do any of you study linguistics?
I’m interested in what I’m getting myself in for. It looks both interesting and difficult.
A lot of my followers study it officially like in their degrees and stuff! I study it for funsies. It’s great!!!!!!!
I study Linguistics at university :-) if you have any questions feel free to ask!
Today’s feature is “Language and Culture: Names”.
Best showcased by the above video, and this BBC article:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18723463
If you’ve ever had a hard to spell name, or one with a lot of different variations (i.e. Kimberly MacLean!), then you will understand why I find this particularly interesting! :)
welcome to harvard: linguistics 101
Is this reality?
yo the word fucking is actually really interesting because it’s one of american english’s only infixes
YES THIS IS ACTUALLY REALLY COOL MY AP ENGLISH TEACHER WENT ON A 5-MINUTE RANT ABOUT “FUCK” AND HOW IT’S THE ONLY WORD YOU CAN INSERT INTO OTHER WORDS
I JUST HAVE A LOT OF FEELINGS ABOUT THE WORD “FUCK” OKAY
Newborn babies arrive as strangers in a strange land. They know nothing of the customs or language of their new mysterious world. Yet astonishingly, with almost no obvious effort, babies learn an entirely new language. Some babies even learn several.
They manage this feat, in part, by tons of behind-the-scenes practice, a new study finds. Babies mentally rehearse the movements required for speech long before they utter a word, scientists reported July 14 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.