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"Texting Can Have A Negative Effect On Linguistics"

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Linguistics at the BBC, socio this time

Linguistics / Grammar : Mr. Verb (7 years ago)

Reader E.G. has passed along a truly baffling link from the BBC, called:Perceptions 'affected by accent'Accent could affect how intelligent people are thought to be, a new study suggests.To many linguists, that headline is roughly... Read Post

Language = words = spelling, etc.

Linguistics / Grammar : Mr. Verb (3 years ago)

When you see this headline in the Wall Street Journal, you might get nervous if you're a linguist (the WSJ piece is here and the article it discusses here:The New Science of the Birth and Death of WordsHave physicists discovered the... Read Post

PIMCO: Here's What Ben Bernanke Told Us About 2015

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 days ago)

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spoke with PIMCO's finance pros about what 2015 might look like. "One key question on our minds for 2015 is whether the decline in oil prices today, which will lead to negative headline i... Read Post


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