language

Instagram

Irish Teachers Are Memeing on Instagram to Preserve Their Threatened Language

After Ireland's data regulator said that Irish people don't have an "absolute" right to traditional name spellings in official databases, some teachers are fighting back on social media.
Cian Maher
8 hours ago
Internet

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."
Vincenzo Ligresti
11.26.18
Language renewal

Indigenous languages are coming back from the brink

Across Canada, people are learning the language of their ancestors and turning around and teaching others.
Kelly Boutsalis
11.12.18
Emojis

Emojis Bridged the Language Barrier Between Me and My Father

They're doing the same for many in households that speak multiple languages.
Arimeta Diop
8.16.18
VICE TONIC

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi
3.29.18
education

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.
Hadeel Abdel-Nabi
3.12.18
language

Why You Should Swear Less

Give offensive words their power back and it might just save humanity, says Dr Emma Byrne.
Alex Briand
11.2.17
Culture

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.
Moses Monterroza
7.12.17
Features

We Made a Dancefloor Dictionary So You Don't Have to Call Everything a Banger

You'll never struggle to describe music again!
Angus Harrison
7.6.17
Film

'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.
Karen Han
6.29.17
Trump Talk

How to count with Donald Trump

Oliver Noble
6.17.17
Broadly DK

Words About Love in Other Languages That Should Exist in English

These may come in handy next time emojis fail you.
Laila Tyack
4.12.17
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