Posts Tagged: Language

Software That Can Piece Together Lost Languages

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Software That Can Piece Together Lost Languages

See on Scoop.it – levin’s linkblog: Knowledge Channel We think of archeology as dusty, khaki-on-khaki work. See on http://www.fastcodesign.com

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – levin’s linkblog: Knowledge Channel Few of us use all–or even most–of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our emotions, but even if we did, most of us would See on http://www.popsci.com

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

See on Scoop.it – levin’s linkblog: Knowledge Channel Few of us use all–or even most–of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our emotions, but even if we did, most of us would See on http://www.popsci.com

Manchester is the most linguistically diverse city in Europe | UK news | The Observer

“The city of half a million people boasts speakers of at least 153 languages including many rare dialects” via Manchester is the most linguistically diverse city in Europe | UK news | The Observer.

Manchester is the most linguistically diverse city in Europe | UK news | The Observer

“The city of half a million people boasts speakers of at least 153 languages including many rare dialects” via Manchester is the most linguistically diverse city in Europe | UK news | The Observer.

12 Letters That Didn’t Make the Alphabet – Mental Floss

“You know the alphabet. It’s one of the first things you’re taught in school. But did you know that they’re not teaching you all of the alphabet? There are quite a few letters we tossed aside as our language grew,

12 Letters That Didn’t Make the Alphabet – Mental Floss

“You know the alphabet. It’s one of the first things you’re taught in school. But did you know that they’re not teaching you all of the alphabet? There are quite a few letters we tossed aside as our language grew,

25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English | So Bad So Good

“We look at 25 words that simply don’t exist in the English langauge (and yet after reading this list, you’ll wish they did!)” via 25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English | So Bad So Good.

25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English | So Bad So Good

“We look at 25 words that simply don’t exist in the English langauge (and yet after reading this list, you’ll wish they did!)” via 25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English | So Bad So Good.

What does this guy have to do with the comma? He invented it. | The Hot Word | Hot & Trending Words Daily Blog at Dictionary.com

“The comma’s ancestors have been used since Ancient Greece, but the modern comma descended directly from Italian printer Aldus Manutius. (He’s also responsible for italics and the semicolon!)” via What does this guy have to do with the comma? He

What does this guy have to do with the comma? He invented it. | The Hot Word | Hot & Trending Words Daily Blog at Dictionary.com

“The comma’s ancestors have been used since Ancient Greece, but the modern comma descended directly from Italian printer Aldus Manutius. (He’s also responsible for italics and the semicolon!)” via What does this guy have to do with the comma? He

Archaeologists discover lost language – Research – University of Cambridge

“Evidence for a forgotten ancient language which dates back more than 2,500 years, to the time of the Assyrian Empire, has been found by archaeologists working in Turkey.” via Archaeologists discover lost language – Research – University of Cambridge.

Archaeologists discover lost language – Research – University of Cambridge

“Evidence for a forgotten ancient language which dates back more than 2,500 years, to the time of the Assyrian Empire, has been found by archaeologists working in Turkey.” via Archaeologists discover lost language – Research – University of Cambridge.