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Interactive map of native lands
Duck learned to say "You bloody fool," providing scientists new insight into the evolution of vocal language
On the origin of "you guys"
There's merch for long-time nuclear waste warning messages
english as she is spoken
Why is the English language so weird and inconsistent? Blame the printing press.
great white sharks
Scientists: Don't call them shark "attacks" anymore. They are "encounters" that sometimes result in "bites."
Learn Kanji, one character a day, with this daily practice pad
How the language of special education denigrates kids with disabilities
The origins of the word "monster"
How Zoom is changing American Sign Language
How to talk about time in a language that doesn't have any tenses
History of Prisencolinensinainciusol, the gibberish English song that charmed Italy and the world
humans vs chimps
Noam Chomsky on Nim Chimpsky and the emergence of language
This Mayan language animated short film is just one of dozens in indigenous Mexican languages
European map of quotation marks
Tone indicators and the ever-evolving quest to clarify what we're saying online
Can you tell which written languages are real?
National Spelling Bee seeks new executive director, d-i-r-e-c-t-o-r, director
"Pandemic" is the Dictionary.com word of the year.
Malarkey, schadenfreude, and Merriam-Webster's other Words of the Year