What's wrong with using "woman" as a modifier?
Does The Fate of the Navajo Nation Depend on Its Language?
October 10, 2014
If younger Navajo don't speak the language, the community itself could crumble.
Steven Pinker: These Are the Grammar Rules You Don't Need to Follow
October 03, 2014
Why are we still clinging to these archaic rules? Toss'em!
People Use Fewer First-Person Pronouns As They Get Older
September 30, 2014
And we start saying these other things instead.
A Person's Accent Can Change Your Perception of What He Is Saying
September 23, 2014
New research reveals just how much a French, or Chinese, or Chilean accent changes what you hear.
Why Drugs Are a Metaphor for Some Foods, and Sex Is a Metaphor for Others
September 21, 2014
The answers lie in Yelp reviews.
From "cup-shot" to "rat-arsed."
Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")
How Using Emoji Makes Us Less Emotional
July 07, 2014
And what linguists say it means if your smiley face has a nose.
Diversity within religions is just as important to America as the diversity of religions.