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Gullah, a language that emerged among African slaves, gets a new lease of life

Clarence Thomas, the US Supreme Court’s only African-American judge, is a speaker

21 untranslatable words worth spreading, by the TED Talk translators

TED translators Dick Lundgren and Els De Keyser with the untranslatable words" tray, at the Open Translation Project workshop before TEDGlobal June Edinburgh, Scotland.

Do you speak Mancunian? Manchester with over 200 languages spoken revealed as most linguistically diverse city in western Europe - Home News - UK - The Independent

200 languages: Manchester revealed as most linguistically diverse city in western Europe

Do you speak Mancunian? Manchester with over 200 languages spoken revealed as most linguistically diverse city in western Europe - Home News - UK - The Independent

Gyani Maiya Sen, a 75-year-old woman from western Nepal, can perhaps be forgiven for feeling that the weight of the world rests on her shoulders.    She is the only person still alive in Nepal who fluently speaks the Kusunda language. The unknown origins and mysterious sentence structures of Kusunda have long baffled linguists.

Nepal's mystery language on the verge of extinction

Last known speaker of a Nepalese language, "a language unrelated to any other in the world".

Why Do We Say “Pardon My French” When We Curse?

Why Do We Say “Pardon My French” When We Curse?

A linguistics researcher at the Macquarie University in Australia has discovered that the language, known as Burushaski, which is spoken by about 90,000 people who reside in a remote area of Pakistan, is Indo-European in origin.

A linguistics researcher at the Macquarie University in Australia has discovered that the language, known as Burushaski, which is spoken by about people who reside in a remote area of Pakistan, is Indo-European in origin.

New York City is believed to be home to over 800 different languages but many are spoken in very small numbers and some by only a handful and are in real danger of dying out.

New York, a graveyard for languages

New York, a graveyard for languages. Home to around 800 different languages, New York is a delight for linguists, but also provides a rich hunting ground for those trying to document languages threatened with extinction.

Sexuality and second language learning: Gay men, English and desire in Bangkok.

Sexuality and second language learning: Gay men, English and desire in Bangkok.

A new study finds that people who send frequent text messages may have linguistic problems when trying to interpret and accept words.

Texting Can Have A Negative Effect On Linguistics - Redorbit

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