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How to Change the Language of Europa Universalis 4

In this small guide you will learn how to change the language of the game Europa Universalis 4. The game contains the English, German, French and Spanish localization, that means you can choose to play the game in any of those languages. 173 more words


Skedaddle to Selfie by Allan Metcalf review – words that sum up your generation

What did ‘deadline’ originally mean? And if ‘sexting’ and ‘selfie’ are representative words for millennials, why is the new key word ‘wait’?

Language students can read all about it here: 22 more words


Link love: language (65)

It’s almost two months since my last batch of language links: definitely time for another. It’s a smaller pile than usual, and some of them are short. 241 more words


People who talk no good

When you show contempt for others’ lack of knowledge, make sure you have all the facts.

I wish I followed this advice. I should print it out and stick it everywhere. 575 more words

Slightly Annoyed

I'll morph you upside the head!

Today’s daily prompt talks about one of my favorite subjects in the world… language change, giving us this bit of information: Language evolves. The meaning of a word can shift over time as we use it differently — think of “cool,” “heavy,” or even “literally.” 538 more words

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The Singular "They"

Down with the generic ‘he’. Down with ‘he or she’ and ‘s/he’. Long live the singular ‘they’! This change cannot become standard soon enough. I mean, we use the singular ‘you’ for the plural as well, so what’s the issue, eh?

NPR agrees.


App apropos accent

Just how much have Englsh accents changed in the last 50 years? Linguists from Cambridge, Bern and Zurich universities teamed up to develop an app… 165 more words

Language Change