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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
Listen to 6 American regional accents as they were spoken in 1958
english as she is spoke
English over the centuries
Parrots who swore at zoo visitors removed from public view
Man draws "Hardest kanji"
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