"Language" Blogs & Blog Posts

The Brazuca BlogThe Brazuca Blog

A blog about Brazil, the Lusophone world and Portuguese language.

 
AurelismAurelism

Blog of a French young lady living in NYC and giving her point of view abou...

 
softslangsoftslang

Intuitive software for the intelligent mind

 
The Truth About LiesThe Truth About Lies

Scottish author Jim Murdoch discusses writing, his own and other authors, a...

 
Separated by a Common LanguageSeparated by a Common Language

Observations on British and American English by an American linguist living...

 


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Hitting them with "Throughout" first is pretty sadistic. But that they stumble on "choir" suggests that they are hamming it up, un peu? Read the rest “Watch French people try to say difficult English words”...

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The grab-bag post returns for the first time in 2019. As a refresher, I invented the grab bag as a forum to share three shards...

GPT-2 is Open AI's language-generation model (last seen around these parts as a means of detecting machine-generated text); it's powerful and cool, and Gwern Branwen fed it the Project Gutenberg poetry corpus to see what kind of poetry it would write...

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By Dead Spin on Mar 13, 2019 in: language

This past December, the New York Times ran a perfectly anodyne post promoting a new episode of The Daily, its popular podcast, and found itself mildly embarrassed. The problem wasn’t the actual substance of what it had published, a straightforward...

Filed under: Etc.,Chevrolet,Automotive History,Coupe Cruise control can go haywire.Continue reading Alfa Romeo recalls 60,000 Giulia, Stelvio models Alfa Romeo recalls 60,000 Giulia, Stelvio models originally appeared on Autob...

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English is a dragon of a language, dozing atop an enormous mountain of phonemes. What if they were all melted down and minted into something more consistent? And then we tried to speak it? The results sound a bit like a Welsh accent. [YouTube] Read t...