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2014-04-17 11:32:24

The only linguistic data available for Carabayo, a language spoken by an indigenous group that lives in voluntary isolation, is a set of about 50 words.

2013-06-18 11:54:48

A new language has been discovered in a remote Indigenous community in northern Australia that is generated from a unique combination of elements from other languages.

Researcher Explores The Illogical Nature Of Language
2013-02-05 07:59:52

When the philosopher and linguist Jeffry Pelletier first handed in his doctoral dissertation in the 1970s, he was unaware his obscure study of a grammatical oddity would eventually open up a new field of research.

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2011-01-06 13:37:02

Some dogs may understand that our sounds refer to particular objects.

2009-05-29 04:30:00

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Kids Can Press is pleased to announce the launch of CitizenKid, a collection of books that explains complex global issues and inspires young readers to become better global citizens.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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