Linguistics

The Science of Explaining Heads or Tails

Psychologists know which one you'll call

New research explains why 4 out of 5 people call heads

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Linguistst have shown that when you hear the word "champagne," you think of "pain"

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This American Dictionary Is Full of Words You've Never Heard Before

An ambitious attempt to document the differences in regional English

There are way more words for soft drinks than just "pop" and "soda."

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Freedom From, Freedom To

Yes, you can end a sentence in a preposition

Yes, you can end a sentence in a preposition.

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The Royal They

Fighting against the tyranny of pronouns

Why we should fight against the tyranny of pronouns.

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Speaking Your Mind

The pernicious persistence of the "language shapes thought" theory

The pernicious persistence of a linguistic theory. 

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