A Rhetoric Professor Explains How to Win an Online Argument
"I wouldn't verbally abuse them because an insult pulls you down into a state of weakness."
Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father
They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Depressed People Use These Words More Often
They're not always negative words.
Stop Putting Minority Kids in ESL Classes if They Don’t Need It
Apparently if you’re young and a visible minority, you belong in an English as a Second Language class.
Why You Should Swear Less
Give offensive words their power back and it might just save humanity, says Dr Emma Byrne.
When You are a Second-Gen Kid, It's Easy to Lose Your Family's Culture
I grew up in Canada but it was only when I visited my family’s homeland that I realized I was missing out.
We Made a Dancefloor Dictionary So You Don't Have to Call Everything a Banger
You'll never struggle to describe music again!
'Okja' Proves That We're Doomed if We Don't Understand One Another
Bong Joon-ho's Netflix spectacle depicts the difficulty and sacredness of translation.
Words About Love in Other Languages That Should Exist in English
These may come in handy next time emojis fail you.
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Why I’m Spending One Thousand Hours Learning My Indigenous Language
Residential schools robbed us of our language. To bring Squamish back from less than 10 fluent speakers, I’m immersing myself for eight months.
Bob Dylan Just Won a Nobel Prize Because He Is Sick at Words
Long before all your fave rappers, it was Bob who raised the bar on language.
How Will We Curse Once Everyone's Immune to 'Fuck'?
We spoke to Benjamin Bergen, an author and linguist, about what might happen if curse words stop working.