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This board explores the development, use, and study of language.

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"Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word  ~ @Jayy_wealth  as someone studying linguistics i can tell you all words are fake and language is arbitrary and prescriptivist grammars are tools of class and race supremacy   ~ @catsqvad I Can Tell, Told You So, Fight The Power, Social Class, Vision Quest, Sensitive People, My Brain, True Words, Social Justice

"Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word "Finna" is not a real word ~ @Jayy_wealth as someone studying linguistics i can tell you all words are fake and language is arbitrary and prescriptivist grammars are tools of class and race supremacy ~ @catsqvad

of unsolved problems in computer science This article is a list of unsolved problems in computer science. A problem in computer science is considered unsolved when no solution is known, or when experts in the field disagree about proposed solutions. Philosophy Theories, Philosophy Of Mathematics, Philosophy Books, Philosophy Memes, Philosophical Quotes, Existentialism Quotes, Philosophical Questions, Great Philosophers, Critical Thinking

Philosophy of Language - Moore's Disbelief

Philosophy of Language - Moore's Disbelief Although this problem has received relatively little attention, it intrigued philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein when G. E. Moore presented it to the Moral...

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each other. Regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect. American English, American History, Alphabet, Studyblr, Cartography, English Language, Social Studies, Family History, Fun Facts

What do you call the miniature lobster that one finds in lakes and streams for example (a crustacean of the family Astacidae)? [crawfish; crayfish; crawdad; I have no word for this critter] Source: Joshua Katz, Department of Statistics, NC State University

6 Ways to Divide England Linguistically Firstly, it’s important to point out that all maps represent an average. There is no region of England where everyone agrees, and sometimes it can vary from town to town, and even family to family. Languages Online, Foreign Languages, European Languages, Growing Up British, British Memes, British Things, British Accent, Historical Maps, When Someone

Six ways to divide England linguistically

1. What do you call your evening meal? 2. At school, everyone played _____. 3. What do you call a medium sized lump of bread? 4. Does 'scone' rhyme with 'gone' or 'alone'? (The scone is gone; The scone is probably gone; The scone is alone) 5. Do 'put' and 'but' have the same vowel sound? ("But" rhymes with "put"; "But" and "Put" have different vowels) 6. Most spoken language: (English, Old English mixed with Scots and Viking?) Source: samesamebutdifferentblog, 2018.

Funny pictures about Seems To Just Babylon And On. Oh, and cool pics about Seems To Just Babylon And On. Also, Seems To Just Babylon And On photos. Customer Complaints, History Jokes, Funny History, History Facts, Art History, History Major, Tastefully Offensive, All Meme, My Tumblr

Complaint about delivery of the wrong grade of copper

"Complaint about delivery of the wrong grade of copper" - The complaint tablet to Ea-nasir is a clay tablet from ancient Babylon written c. 1750 BCE. It is a complaint to a merchant named Ea-Nasir from a customer named Nanni. Written in cuneiform, it is considered to be the oldest known written complaint and is currently kept in the British Museum.

Infographic on the most widely spoken languages in the world. Which language has more native speakers than any other? Which language is spoken in almost 60 countries? Which language is spoken by of the world (and ranks only third)? Language Study, Learn A New Language, English Language, How To Speak Chinese, How To Speak Spanish, Ap Spanish, World Languages, Foreign Languages, Spanish Lessons

The Most Widely Spoken Languages in the World

If all of the languages spoken in the world were proportionally represented by 100 people at a party: 17 would speak Chinese, 6 would speak Spanish, 5 would speak English, 4 would speak Hindi, 3 would speak Arabic, 3 would speak Portuguese, 3 would speakBengali, 2 would speakRussian, and 2 would speak Japanese. Without a fellow speaker of their native language to talk to at the party, the other 55 would just dance awkwardly. Source: Ethnologur / The World Bank

(2 of 2) Nearly everyone all over the globe knows that flashing the middle finger is meant as a huge insult to the recipient. However, many common hand gestures which are perfectly innocent in the U.S. are in fact quite dangerous in other parts of the world. Here are seven of the most hazardous ones: Five Fingers, You Got This, Globe, Middle, Language, Hands, Movie Posters, Speech Balloon, Film Poster

Hand Jive - Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures that Can Get You in Trouble Abroad

(2 of 2) Nearly everyone all over the globe knows that flashing the middle finger is meant as a huge insult to the recipient. However, many common hand gestures which are perfectly innocent in the U.S. are in fact quite dangerous in other parts of the world. Here are seven of the most hazardous ones:

This is one of my most beloved subjects in linguistic study. I definitely learned quite a lot. You Got This, This Is Us, Meant To Be, Language, Facts, American, Infographics, Globe, Finger

Hand Jive - Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures that Can Get You in Trouble Abroad

(1 of 2) Nearly everyone all over the globe knows that flashing the middle finger is meant as a huge insult to the recipient. However, many common hand gestures which are perfectly innocent in the U.S. are in fact quite dangerous in other parts of the world. Here are seven of the most hazardous ones:

7 Pictures That Prove How Different India Is From What The World Might Think India has Hindi, yes. And 121 other languages. Wow Facts, True Facts, Weird Facts, Crazy Facts, Random Facts, Real Facts, Random Stuff, General Knowledge Facts, Knowledge Quotes

Two Versions of India: "In World - Indians have a funny English Accent" vs. "In India - Indian English Accent is the easiest understandable accent."

Educational infographic & data visualisation A World Of Languages {Infographic}. Infographic Description A World Of Languages {Infographic} - Speak Language, English Language, Second Language, Chinese Language, Japanese Language, Sign Language, World Languages, Foreign Languages, Different Languages

A Proportional Perspective of the World's Native Languages

This fascinating infographic by Alberto Lucas López shows how 23 of the world’s mother tongues are proportioned, and how they’re distributed around the globe.

Native Languages in Metro Montreal The American Sociological Association Annual Meetings are happening in Montreal later this week. Here's a map you need to see illustrating the spread of English- and French-language speakers. Annual Meeting, French Language, Montreal, Nativity, Maps, Languages, Speakers, Illustration, Artwork

Native Languages in Metro Montreal The American Sociological Association Annual Meetings are happening in Montreal later this week. Here's a map you need to see illustrating the spread of English- and French-language speakers.