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Articles with keyword "Linguistics"

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Life Among the Lexicographers

The Dictionary of American Regional English records what is local about our language.

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From AOK to Oz

Slang prhases are being culled from music, movies, and sports for a comprehensive historical dictionary.

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Do You Speak American?

A new documentary investigates the different ways of speaking American English, from Maine and Ohio to Louisiana and California.

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Mesoamerica Online

Preserving Maya languages can help decipher the past.

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Speaking Across Generations

Linguists race against time to recapture the complicated Cherokee language.

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Do-It-Yourself Language

Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.

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From the Horse's Mouth

Pinpointing a home of the first Indo-European speakers is a charged task that David Anthony takes seriously.

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Apocalypse Not

In few fields is the gap separating educated opinion from specialist opinion so wide as in linguistics.

Edwin L. Battistella

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Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.

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A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.