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English Orthographic Change

Tēia tētaʻi teata nō runga i te tauīʻanga o te tātāʻanga o te Reo Papaʻā (Ingareti). Mei te tuātau taʻito ki tēianei.


Link love: language (59)

Link love is back! I took a break from this regular feature a year ago, for reasons, but never intended that break to be permanent. So here’s a selection of language-related articles and other material that caught my eye over the last while. 402 more words


Join your child (to the library)

I noticed this banner ad on the window of my local city library:

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Can we 'save' regional accents?

Here’s a good question that someone posted to Reddit, Is there a way/method of preserving regional accents?”.

Now there’s a question to make a sociolinguist fidget! 524 more words


Language Change Over Time

This is a perfect Example of language change over time created by “ShooterWilliamson”

“Heads up this video contains swearing”

Language Change

“So raise a glass to teenage girls for their linguistic innovation. It expands our expressive vocabulary, giving us new words and modes of expression. Speakers may nostalgically look to a previous golden era of English, but the truth is that Shakespeare’s English is an abomination of Chaucer’s English, which is an abomination of Beowolf’s. 66 more words


“...just sayin'”

No you’re not. You’re not ‘just saying’ anything. If you were ‘just saying’ something, there would be no reason at all for you to say whatever it is that you’re just saying. 363 more words