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Where Do Our Holiday Words Come From?

December 7, 2017

This time of year "Happy Holidays" is common greeting in United States. But, where and when did the word come from. The word holiday came from an Old English word that was first recorded in 950... Read More 


Pepper Robots May Be the Eyes, Ears and Voice of an Autonomous Future

November 13, 2017

So, your plans after retirement included a part-time job as a greeter at Walmart? Not so fast! Unless you are willing to learn dozens of languages and truly love to interact with people, your... Read More 


How Many Presidents Were Monoglots?

November 13, 2017

The first President of the United States came from humble beginnings with little formal education and only spoke English. Something that George Washington had in common with the 44th President... Read More 


Translating Business in the Growing Global Marketplace

October 20, 2017

Ever close your eyes and spin a globe before stopping its rotation with your fingertip? It would be nice if unearthing the right opportunities to grow your business were that easy. For many... Read More 


Are You Ready for Polygot Conference 2017?

October 20, 2017

This year's conference for polygots, people who know and are able to converse in several languages, is scheduled for October 27-29 at the Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavik,... Read More 


Possible Dangers of Computer-Generated Languages

September 21, 2017

The idea of computer systems shortening their learning curve via artificial intelligence is really nothing new. For readers old enough to remember, people left theaters in awe back in 1968 when... Read More 


Do You Speak the Language of Love?

September 20, 2017

According to the ancient Greeks, love is the madness of the gods. Today, psychologists define love as a desire to communicate and form an emotional union with someone. In 2012, Google announced... Read More 


Where Did All the Acronyms Come From?

August 15, 2017

In today's world, it is difficult to keep up with all the acronyms, abbreviated words and organizational initialism. Markings on sculpted stones take the earliest word abbreviations back to... Read More 


What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun?

August 9, 2017

Most people asking this question would likely be referring to food. Ironically, both French-based terms also refer to languages that developed after settlers occupied the southern Mississippi... Read More 


The Rise and Possible Fall of the Word Well

July 19, 2017

If you're old enough to rust, you might remember one of the first Kings of Comedy, Benjamin Kubelsky better known as Jack Benny. During his radio show, Benny became famous for playing the violin... Read More 


 
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