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By Stefano Nunes I would like to begin by stating the simple fact that there is no such thing as
By Rachael Brown This month the Dispatch is from Rachael Brown, who narrates a humorous tale of learning German and
By Valentin Pradelou There are as many varieties of language as there are customs attached to these languages. It is
By Gil Cohen Ever heard of the saying: “Once you see it, you can’t unsee it”? Let’s say you have
By Catherine Muxworthy Every language has words in it that are unique to it, that don’t translate exactly as a
By Alessio F. Bona The promise of “the best way” to do a certain thing is a very tempting one.
Diary of a (Student) Teacher By Giulia Raus In the previous issues we spoke a lot about students – British,
“Mum, I Missed the Plane!” and Other Translations of Film Titles By Rebekah Bradshaw In many ways, Hollywood, and popular
By Joana Atanasova THIS ARTICLE IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK There is such a vast amount of ancient profanities that
By Tiffany Marcum A favorite word of mine is cantankerous. I am more annoyed with accents than words themselves. As
By Arthur Harrison The title of my 1st Silly Linguistics magazine article, a reference to one Day of the Week
MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO, MONKEY SPEAK How Yerkish helps us understand primates By Joana Atanasova Every now and then