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Articles with keyword "language"

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What Is Music?

An ethnomusicologist says he is not sure.

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Wherever Syriac Is spoken

Gazetteer provides lay of the land

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The American Language

A historical database of English in the U.S.


Editor's Note


A Struggle for Identity

A new traveling exhibition examines how deaf people define themselves, communicate, and use technology.


Dear Harry . . . Dear Wm

The letters of the James brothers offer a window to the nineteenth century.


Five Who Make a Difference

Profiles of the 1996 Charles Frankel Prize Winners: Rita Dove, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Daniel Kemmis, Arturo Madrid, and Bill Moyers.


A Labor of Love

Covering the English language from the Norman Conquest to the advent of printing, the Middle English Dictionary is published.

In Focus

Puerto Rico’s Juan González Lamela

Juan González Lamela brings Puerto Rico's heritage to its citizens.

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Do-It-Yourself Language

Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.