I’m writing this blog post from a cute little tea shop in Victoria, BC. I’m up here to present at the Northwest Linguistics Conference, which is a yearly conference for both Canadian and American linguists (yes, I know Canadians are Americans too, but United Statsian sounds weird), and I thought that my research project may be interesting to non-linguists as well. 844 more words
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My husband and I hail from the same State in India. However, my husband’s ancestors moved to a neighbouring state around 80 years ago.
So, though we share the same mother tongue, my husband’s version is laced heavily with borrowed words from the neighbouring state, where his ancestors settled. 250 more words
If, as the theory predicts, there are infinite universes with infinite possibilities, all of which are real, then somewhere out there, a bunch of astronauts are exploring the furthest reaches of space with 491 more words