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Language tree: At the heart of our unique language ability lie other forms of cognition and cooperation, argue Paul Ibbotson and Michael Tomasello

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What's going on with the 'sneering' pop punk accent?

Are young people abandoning traditional language learning methods in favour of apps and online learning?

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The Agender, Aromantic, Asexual Queer Movement -- The Cut

A Report From the Agender, Aromantic, Asexual Front Line of the Campus Queer Movement

Is Beirut the codeswitching capital of the world?

In Beirut, most people don't just speak one language but three: English, French & Arabic. It's what many in Beirut call Lebanon's mother tongue — and speakers will often drift from one language to the next, mid-sentence.

London's underground languages

BBC News - Underground overground: Take a journey through languages spoken above London's Victoria Line

Withering Words: America's Endangered Languages

A record number of people visited Joshua Tree National Park in 2016 - 60 percent more than just two years before - and officials who work there are pulling double (and triple) duties to keep the park operating smoothly.

"What would Shakespeare tweet?"

The creator of Dothraki, a Merriam-Webster lexicographer, and founder of Thirty Million Words talked how tech affects language at Chicago Ideas Week.

Young Thug Isn’t Rapping Gibberish, He’s Evolving Language

Young Thug Isnt Rapping Gibberish Hes Evolving Language - "Warble rap" isn't necessarily the creative step backwards its detractors say it is. The post Young Thug Isnt Rapping Gibberish Hes Evolving Language appeared first on WIRED.

Ian McMillan presents a backwards programme, with Toby Litt, Helen Zaltzman and Tim Atack.

This Friday a repeat of the Sentimentality programme recorded for BBC Radio The verb last year. At 10 pm.

As ‘Suffragette’ Nears Debut, a Look at the Word’s History - WSJ

Suffragette Press Conference in Full - Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, Abi Morgan

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