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2014-04-22 12:26:54

OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, April 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today announced that video relay service will be made available in Canada for

2012-05-18 23:56:12

Two studies led by scientists from the University of Pennsylvania and National Geographic’s Genographic Project reveal new information about the migration patterns of the first humans to settle the Americas.

Endangered American Indian Language Resurrected
2011-11-22 09:18:01

University of Minnesota Duluth education professor Mary Hermes says saving an endangered language goes beyond just enriching the people who speak it.

2011-09-01 12:18:05

A recent study of the speech information rate of seven languages concludes that there is considerable variation in the speed at which languages are spoken, but much less variation in how efficiently languages communicate the same information.

2009-05-07 08:27:40

We are surrounded by a multitude of different accents every day. Even when a speaker of another English dialect pronounces words differently than we do, we are typically able to recognize their words.

2008-06-17 15:00:10

INDIAN TOWNSHIP - The health center will hold its eighth annual health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, on the health center grounds.

2008-06-10 21:00:20

By Mila Koumpilova, Grand Forks Herald, N.D. Jun. 10--MAHNOMEN, Minn. -- Normalcy has returned to the Mahnomen School District.

2008-06-07 03:00:05

By Kukharenko, Svitlana ABSTRACT: Magical efficacy has been important in Ukrainian wedding ritual. The korovai, rushnyk, omens, gifts, the showering of the couple, and other "sacred" objects and acts of the Ukrainian folk wedding are believed to be imbued with prophetic qualities.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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