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Latest Historical linguistics Stories

2013-06-06 23:43:08

ScienceIndex.com has just added the Law & Crime and the Linguistics Sciences to its Society category.

Building A Digital Rosetta Stone
2013-02-12 09:03:12

A team of researchers has finally discovered and proven what it is in the Canadian linguistic make up which makes them say "aboot" instead of about.

Scientists Model Language On Ancient And Contemporary Vocabularies
2012-08-24 15:54:49

Turkey sits at the cultural crossroads of the Western and Eastern worlds, so it should come as no surprise that the region gave birth to a host of modern languages, including English, French, German, Hindu, and Persian.

2010-06-22 13:59:11

A recent study of an ancient language provides new insights into the nature of linguistic evolution, with potential applications for today's world.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.