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Autocorrect: A Love/Hate Story

By Patience Kelly Ah autocorrect, turning our swears into fluffy animals, and our fluffy animals into, well, other words for years. It turns good spellers into bad ones, and makes bad ones look like they are all but illiterate. It’s … Continue reading

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The Art of Silence

By Patience Kelly Non-Verbal Communication and Linguistics Non-Verbal communication can be defined as communication through wordless clues and can include things like; clothing, uses of time like waiting and pausing, touch in communication, body language like foot tapping, nodding, shrugging, … Continue reading

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French pun

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The French numbering system

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Why Song Translations Usually Suck

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Bran Stark meets the Three-Eyed Raven in Proto Indo European

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Eminem – Lose Yourself in ASL

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How English would look if each accent had its own orthography

There are a huge range of English accents. It can take a while to adjust to another accent, but our brains do it relatively quickly. If we all wrote in IPA though, things would be a lot harder. We would … Continue reading

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How social media can change the world

Human society has always worked on a very simple principle People do things and they continue to do them until someone tells them to stop. They either acquiesce or they fight (and sometimes win). Everyone has different ideas on how … Continue reading

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All tea, no shade

By Patience Kelly An aspiring linguist’s guide to drag/gay lingo This article contains profanity especially in connotation with reproductive organs, this article does not intend to offend, merely inform and entertain. You ready for this extravaganza eleganza? Well, you betta … Continue reading

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