"Language" Blogs & Blog Posts

The Truth About LiesThe Truth About Lies

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

 
softslangsoftslang

Intuitive software for the intelligent mind

 
Separated by a Common LanguageSeparated by a Common Language

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

 
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...

 


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Lorem Ipsum is the not-really-meaningless dummy text used by designers when they need to "greek" some type into a template. (more…)...

Horses use 17 discrete facial movements in communication, compared to 27 for people, 16 for dogs, and 13 for chimpanzees. University of Sussex researchers determined this by studying the musculature under a horse's face and watched videos of horses o...

Linked to my top five tips listed in a recent post. Learn the language – or ensure you know someone that does I didn’t study German at school or college so I started with zero knowledge. It takes an hour to drive to the Berkeley office in the mor...

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Season 7 of “Game of Thrones” is off to an epic start with plenty of foreshadowing. My favorite was Sansa’s quip tha...

On my first day at Michigan State University in 1992, a fellow student called me a "liberal" and I was shocked: as a Canadian who was often to the left of the social-democratic New Democratic Party, I identified "liberal" with the Liberal Party, a ce...

Facebook is not responsible for bad speech by its users -- section 230 of the US Telecommunications Act says that libel and other forms of prohibited speech are the responsibility of users, not those who provide forums for users to communicate in --...

Making new friends as an adult is hard, and it's easy to find yourself relying on old college pals and work colleagues to bolster your social life, even if the former live on the other side of the country and the latter are, well, your work coll...