Ice Cube Sets Bill Maher Straight On His Very Inappropriate Choice of Words

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Actor, producer and rap icon Ice Cube joins Symone Sanders, David Gregory and former Rep. David Jolly on the Real Time panel for a discussion about choice of words, race, white privilege, and policing. Continue reading “Ice Cube Sets Bill Maher Straight On His Very Inappropriate Choice of Words”

Ice Cube Sets Bill Maher Straight On His Very Inappropriate Choice of Words

The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

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Why so many languages invented words for colors in the same order. Continue reading “The surprising pattern behind color names around the world”

The surprising pattern behind color names around the world

Salma Hayek Teaches You Mexican Slang

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Salma Hayek teaches you Mexican slang and translates the phrases from Spanish into English. Continue reading “Salma Hayek Teaches You Mexican Slang”

Salma Hayek Teaches You Mexican Slang

This ≠ That

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Some things are not as they seem. Continue reading “This ≠ That”

This ≠ That

How To Do 12 Different Accents

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Irish and Scottish do not sound the same. Continue reading “How To Do 12 Different Accents”

How To Do 12 Different Accents

How a dictionary writer defines English

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Kory Stamper works for Merriam-Webster. So how does a dictionary writer define the language? Continue reading “How a dictionary writer defines English”

How a dictionary writer defines English

Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can

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German is a wonderfully inventive and bold language, full of gloriously long compound words for emotions and ideas that most languages struggle to allow us to express.  Continue reading “Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can”

Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can