How Films And TV Are Saving Endangered Languages
Can a surge of movies and TV shows protect endangered languages on the brink of extinction?
We Asked Thousands Of People About Their Accent In Another Language And Here’s What They Said
It turns out that more people are afraid of their accent than they are of flying.
Jargon Watch: The Language Of Politicians
Who’s more ‘inside baseball’ than baseball players? Probably politicians.
Multilinguish: Into The Conlang Universe
In this episode of Multilinguish, we explore constructed languages designed for pop culture — and for real life.
What The Heck Is TH-Fronting?
Why do some English speakers pronounce TH-sounds as F- or V-sounds? Welcome to TH-fronting.
The Secret Language Of Calendar Months
Believe it or not, the month of May was not purposely named for its ability to set us up for annual Star Wars and Justin Timberlake puns.
Which Languages Are The Most Beautiful?
Like music, this question is a matter of taste. Whether it’s appreciating your first language or immersing yourself in a new one, there’s plenty of beauty to be found!
How South African English Grew Its Wings
How did South African English end up sounding so distinct — and which features make it particularly unique? An expert explains.
Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year
It’s not that weight loss is a bad goal. It’s just that you’re way more likely to stick to this one — and reap the many side benefits that go along with it.
Multilinguish: Words Of The Year 2019
Can you summarize a whole year with a single word? Probably not.