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From Judeo-Greek to Karaim, Oxford courses on 12 rare Jewish languages aim to keep heritages alive 0 Behind the Aegis Wednesday Wednesday 1 155
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is there a law of linguistics that says words change to what is easier to pronounce? 9 raccoon Jul 20 Jul 20 1 2415
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100 verbs to survive in JAPAN! (Essential verbs in a day) 0 YoshidaYui Jun 2021 Jun 2021 1 2327
Real Time with Bill Maher guests - Friday, May 7, 2021 0 Behind the Aegis May 2021 May 2021 1 1728
Akron-born YouTube star and speaker of many languages dies 1 soryang Apr 2021 Apr 2021 8 1549
Vent/rant about unclear speech 3 Foolacious Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 1168
The story of Richard Sears or "Uncle Hanzi" 12 soryang Mar 2021 Mar 2021 5 1685
English must be so confusing to ESL people - where is the 'g' in anxiety? 28 bucolic_frolic Mar 2021 Mar 2021 2 2393
We need to talk about 'Kike' -- how did the slur originate anyway? 0 Behind the Aegis Mar 2021 Mar 2021 3 2138
We're running out of time to preserve endangered Jewish languages. 0 Behind the Aegis Feb 2021 Feb 2021 1 671
Can any suggest American TV shows that I can watch which are 3 phylny Jan 2021 Jan 2021 0 3397
American Boys Pretending to Not Speak Korean ( Actually Fluent ) - Prank - [ Sean Pablo ] 8 yuiyoshida Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 4995
Understand NATIVE Japanese Conversations 0 yuiyoshida Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 1199
350 Phrases Every Japanese Beginner Must Know 5 yuiyoshida Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 1936
Surprising Strangers Switching from Chinese to Japanese: Yokohama Chinatown #3 0 yuiyoshida Dec 2020 Dec 2020 0 1536
Early recording of Korean from the Sorbonne 2 soryang Dec 2020 Dec 2020 1 1185
The Translator Relay: Don Mee Choi 1 soryang Sep 2020 Sep 2020 2 1231
DuoLingo app! 3 yuiyoshida May 2020 Sep 2020 0 2060
What are your favorite non-English words? 21 Recursion May 2013 Sep 2020 6 5166
What's "Daze" in "Yare Yare Daze"? (And "Dawa"?") 0 yuiyoshida Sep 2020 Sep 2020 0 455
Why Google Translate FAILS at Japanese 1 yuiyoshida Aug 2020 Aug 2020 1 528
Would love to learn Mandarin online need suggestions 5 TuxedoKat Aug 2020 Aug 2020 0 1859
A question about the ellipsis 13 PJMcK Aug 2020 Aug 2020 2 1540
Any recommendations for jump starting French 9 bucolic_frolic Apr 2020 Jun 2020 0 3202
I learned something new today.... 3 yuiyoshida Jun 2020 Jun 2020 4 1440
Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages 4 Behind the Aegis May 2020 Jun 2020 1 1785
A neat site for translations 4 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 May 2020 1 3544
Interesting twitter thread on "translation talk" 1 soryang May 2020 May 2020 3 930
I was looking at taking Spanish at our community college. I was wondering about online 4 brewens Apr 2020 Apr 2020 0 1162
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PARASITE-Jessica song(Parody)full version-Korea song(독도는 우리 땅) 0 soryang Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 726
Korea Sijo (시조) in English -- by translation and original poems 0 soryang Feb 2020 Feb 2020 2 842
How I Learnt JAPANESE (Mikan) 3 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Feb 2020 0 973
DO NOT SAY 'I think...' - say THIS instead - 21 more advanced alternative phrases 6 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 1303
Hwang Jini's riddle is a play on Hanja 0 soryang Jan 2020 Jan 2020 1 2022
What does the Korean word "Arirang" ( 아리랑 ) mean? 0 soryang Nov 2019 Nov 2019 1 1450
Ten Useful Korean Slang Terms X 2 2 soryang Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 1100
Japanese phrases you can use (Phrases I have accumulated over the years.) 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 3980
Otsukaresama desu - The magic word in Japanese 0 yuiyoshida Oct 2019 Oct 2019 0 651
Why Is Korean So Hard? 1 soryang Sep 2019 Sep 2019 4 1262
WHY Japanese is the HARDEST Language 4 yuiyoshida Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 1049
Agnotology 4 littlemissmartypants Sep 2019 Sep 2019 8 1100
Japanese guy reacts to Foreigner's Tattoos 1 yuiyoshida Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1103
the persistence of syntax 3 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 1123
My 1950s miseducation in English. 13 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2019 Aug 2019 2 1867
A Brief History of British and Irish Languages 4 ashling Mar 2019 Jul 2019 19 1609
expressing feelings in Japanese 7 yuiyoshida Jun 2019 Jul 2019 1 1423
These are the hardest-to-spell words in the English language, CNN: 3 Stuart G May 2019 May 2019 2 1413
What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa' 2 soryang Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 1159
Does redundancy constitute bad grammar? 38 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2017 Apr 2019 0 5146
Crossing Divides: Two Koreas divided by a fractured language 5 soryang Mar 2019 Mar 2019 2 1871
South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation Invites Applicants for Summer Institute 1 Behind the Aegis Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 1193
How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying "Like" 9 littlemissmartypants Nov 2018 Jan 2019 3 2009
The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today 11 elleng Mar 2017 Dec 2018 6 3546
Morphology of "antidisestablishmentarianism", 2 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 3937
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 10 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2018 1 4353
Questions about the word pendejo 11 47of74 Sep 2017 Jul 2018 0 3031
Items on the menu at a Mexican restaurant. 2 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2017 Jul 2018 0 2892
Wiktionary IPA symbol R is messed up. 3 Lionel Mandrake Feb 2017 Feb 2018 0 1890
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 left-of-center2012 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1232
What native English speakers instinctively know. 4 PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2016 May 2017 5 2342
Calling Yourself Humbled Doesnt Sound as Humble as It Used To 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 4 2375
Learning a language for business 1 KatyMan Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1660
pronunciation of poly- 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2016 Sep 2016 0 2056
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 3 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Aug 2016 1 3030
new documentary "Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues" (reddit AMA w/ exec producers) 0 eShirl Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1527
Ninilchik Russian: A Dialect of Russian Spoken in Alaska... 0 xocet Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1675
A comprehensive website of cliches (though I prefer to call them idioms) 1 ailsagirl Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1840
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