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Folium: Twitter and Language Evolution in Cities via NewScientist

Folium: Twitter and Language Evolution in Cities via NewScientist We’ve covered the genesis of new and interesting words before, but for the first time in human civilization we now have the capacity to watch the evolution of language in real time! In the past, and as recent as the last few decades, linguists would study […]

Folium: The Evolution of English Language Over the Last 500 Years via Gizmodo

¬†Creative Commons Image via Flickr user crdotx Folium: The Evolution of English Language Over the Last 500 Years via Gizmodo The English language is truly a remarkable thing, and as a Modern Language professor most people think that I don’t give English enough credit. Well, this one’s for you Anglophiles! Just like every other language […]