'There is no cow on the ice' in Swedish means 'don't worry'.
Me, myself and I are most definitely not interchangeable.
When science fiction author Ted Chiang first got the idea for "Story of Your Life," the fictional work that would eventually be adapted into the Oscar-nominated movie "Arrival," he knew he wasn't read...
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It's the origin of terms like 'boned' and 'pulled up'.
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It’s the 'bae' of the 19th century.
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There were a lot of surprises to come out of 2016, but "xenophobia" being named Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is not one of them. When you consider the rhetoric that galvanized people in this yea...
During and after the often-agonizing election season that recently left the United States in shreds, many Americans found themselves overwhelmed by negative, insulting, and pessimistic language on soc...
It always starts with the swear words. And then the basics, then finally the interesting stuff.
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How a word potentially derived from "pocket" became one of the nastiest terms in the dictionary.
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Aegis, bouillon, chiton. Flautist, gyro, haute couture. Lackadaisical, mascarpone, peremptory. The English language is filled with words that stump the tongue with their tricky vowel pairings, consona...
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There are a few things I don't understand about human nature; Donald Trump's popularity, long, bushy hipster beards, and the Kardashian obsession. And I've never understood why it's such a big deal if people speak in their native tongue in front of others.
Does this mean they have their own human-like language?