Archive for October, 2012

The world of “Dys”

October 31st, 2012 | No Comments
Nobody’s perfect, and sometimes this non-perfection crosses over into our language. This week we are going to talk about a few language-related disorders and disabilities, and how they can affect us. ...

Sing me a song!

October 24th, 2012 | No Comments
We all love music, right? Music can completely turn a stressful, rainy day on its head… well, for three to four minutes at the very least. Plato once said, “Music gives ...

90% of all languages will be extinct within 100 years

October 17th, 2012 | No Comments
How does that statement make you feel? What if I told you that right now, at this very moment, around 43% of all world languages are endangered? Would you care? ...

Confused? Blame Noah Webster…

October 10th, 2012 | No Comments
Does that name mean anything to you? Have you ever heard of An American Dictionary of the English Language? This dictionary is the main reason for the language differences in ...

Onomatowhat?!

October 3rd, 2012 | No Comments
People speak, right? So, surely animals can communicate too, can’t they? Obviously they don’t speak the same languages as us, or rather we don’t speak the same as them and so ...