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Does redundancy constitute bad grammar? 38 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2017 Apr 2019 0 3731
I have a question: What is your opinion of learning two different languages at once? 36 whathehell Dec 2014 May 2016 0 5629
Languages you didn't know you borrow words from (1) 30 Betty Karlson Dec 2011 Mar 2016 4 7449
I have a Spanish final in six days 20 lazarus Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 5029
What are your favorite non-English words? 20 Recursion May 2013 May 2020 6 4438
What is your favorite American English dialect? 13 Odin2005 Jan 2012 May 2020 1 5276
My 1950s miseducation in English. 13 Lionel Mandrake Jul 2019 Aug 2019 2 1374
A question about the ellipsis 13 PJMcK Aug 2 Aug 2 2 991
Can anyone explain the syntax of "I saw it happen"? 12 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 4350
Pronunciation of articles in English 11 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 2668
The 10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken In The World Today 11 elleng Mar 2017 Dec 2018 6 2912
Questions about the word pendejo 11 47of74 Sep 2017 Jul 2018 0 2473
Has anyone gone to an immersion school? 10 Manifestor_of_Light Feb 2012 Sep 2018 1 3956
vestiges of gender and case in English 10 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Nov 2014 2 3127
How to Upgrade your Speech by Not Saying "Like" 9 littlemissmartypants Nov 2018 Jan 2019 3 1544
Any recommendations for jump starting French 9 bucolic_frolic Apr 2020 Jun 24 0 2621
Group Host 8 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Dec 2011 2 3352
Does anybody know how come English retained some irregular plurals (feet, mice, oxen, children, 8 raccoon Feb 2012 Aug 2014 0 4659
Does anyone here speak Croatian/Serbian? 8 whathehell Apr 2012 Sep 2012 1 4862
IME, American public schools tended to teach French more than any other language. 8 raccoon Dec 2012 Mar 2014 0 3234
Manx: Bringing a language back from the dead 8 geardaddy Jan 2013 Jul 2013 8 3202
Isn't there some law in linguistics that says words tend to evolve toward whatever is 7 raccoon May 2012 Sep 2012 0 3098
expressing feelings in Japanese 7 yuiyoshida Jun 2019 Jul 2019 1 1110
French is becoming a polysythetic language?!?!?!? 6 Odin2005 Mar 2012 Dec 2012 1 6642
Kathryn Gray: Im with the #Welshtaliban 6 geardaddy Dec 2012 Jan 2013 2 2848
DO NOT SAY 'I think...' - say THIS instead - 21 more advanced alternative phrases 6 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Jan 2020 4 835
A huge map of American English Dialects 5 Odin2005 Jan 2012 Jul 2012 5 3385
First Thread! 5 The Philosopher Dec 2011 Sep 2012 2 3181
Crossing Divides: Two Koreas divided by a fractured language 5 soryang Mar 2019 Mar 2019 2 1147
Would love to learn Mandarin online need suggestions 5 TuxedoKat Aug 6 Aug 6 0 1248
Easter Island Tablets Finally Deciphered 4 Anonymousecoview Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 2422
A neat site for translations 4 Behind the Aegis Jul 2013 May 2020 1 3003
Linguistics vs. English departments 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2014 Oct 2014 0 2437
Why I like some dictionaries more than others 4 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2014 Dec 2014 0 1980
pronunciation of poly- 4 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2016 Sep 2016 0 1775
What native English speakers instinctively know. 4 PoindexterOglethorpe Sep 2016 May 2017 5 2022
A Brief History of British and Irish Languages 4 ashling Mar 2019 Jul 2019 19 1123
WHY Japanese is the HARDEST Language 4 yuiyoshida Sep 2019 Sep 2019 1 705
Agnotology 4 littlemissmartypants Sep 2019 Sep 2019 8 778
I was looking at taking Spanish at our community college. I was wondering about online 4 brewens Apr 2020 Apr 2020 0 792
Lingo: Around Europe in Sixty Languages 4 Behind the Aegis May 2020 Jun 2020 1 1277
The cult of the hyperpolyglot 3 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Aug 2016 1 2766
Fascinating subject 3 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Jan 2012 0 2419
Sweet Briar College (Virginia, independent, women's college) cutting its German program. 3 no_hypocrisy May 2012 Jun 2012 0 2465
Ask me anything -- 30 days of unbridled fun! 3 Speck Tater Dec 2012 Jan 2013 0 2225
From the Guardian: Don't neglect the UK's indigenous languages 3 geardaddy Nov 2013 Nov 2013 1 2337
Alice Kober: Unsung heroine who helped decode Linear B 3 geardaddy Jul 2014 Dec 2014 8 1941
Alaska's indigenous languages now official along with English 3 geardaddy Oct 2014 Oct 2014 11 1766
Question about IM/Twitter short-cut spellings 3 Tab Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1628
Wiktionary IPA symbol R is messed up. 3 Lionel Mandrake Feb 2017 Feb 2018 0 1619
These are the hardest-to-spell words in the English language, CNN: 3 Stuart G May 2019 May 2019 2 1118
the persistence of syntax 3 Lionel Mandrake Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 721
How I Learnt JAPANESE (Mikan) 3 yuiyoshida Jan 2020 Feb 2020 0 640
I learned something new today.... 3 yuiyoshida Jun 2020 Jun 2020 4 882
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners 2 RZM Jan 2012 Sep 2012 0 2307
Middle school player benched for a game for saying I love you in native language 2 Blue_Tires Mar 2012 Mar 2012 1 2919
Cool website thats helpful 2 AsahinaKimi Jul 2012 Jul 2012 1 2478
Calling Yourself Humbled Doesnt Sound as Humble as It Used To 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 4 2035
Items on the menu at a Mexican restaurant. 2 Lionel Mandrake Nov 2017 Jul 2018 0 2651
Morphology of "antidisestablishmentarianism", 2 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2018 Dec 2018 2 1992
What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa' 2 soryang Apr 2019 Apr 2019 2 860
Ten Useful Korean Slang Terms X 2 2 soryang Oct 2019 Oct 2019 3 772
Digital tools 'to save languages' 1 Starboard Tack Feb 2012 Feb 2012 2 2009
Jamaica's patois Bible: The word of God in creole 1 Starboard Tack Dec 2011 Mar 2015 2 2898
Why Bilinguals Are Smarter 1 Starboard Tack Mar 2012 Sep 2012 2 2598
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 silverweb Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 2018
Google sets out to save dying languages 1 AsahinaKimi Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 2189
This is the chart I meant to post... its complete. 1 yuiyoshida Oct 2013 Oct 2013 1 4060
New emotion recognition model: Humans perceive feelings of others via pattern recognition 1 Panich52 Apr 2015 Jun 2015 0 1800
Linguist explains secret language of Gulliver's Travels 1 Panich52 Aug 2015 Oct 2015 2 2045
'hijastro' & 'filiaster' 1 Lionel Mandrake Oct 2015 Oct 2015 1 1635
Universal Grammar, parameters, and all that. 1 Lionel Mandrake Dec 2015 Dec 2015 2 1754
Sapir-Whorf 1 aswanson Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1996
A comprehensive website of cliches (though I prefer to call them idioms) 1 ailsagirl Jun 2016 Jun 2016 2 1575
Learning a language for business 1 KatyMan Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1379
This message was self-deleted by its author 1 left-of-center2012 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1021
South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation Invites Applicants for Summer Institute 1 Behind the Aegis Mar 2019 Mar 2019 3 870
Japanese guy reacts to Foreigner's Tattoos 1 yuiyoshida Aug 2019 Aug 2019 3 784
Why Is Korean So Hard? 1 soryang Sep 2019 Sep 2019 4 805
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