Linguist, author of In the Land of Invented Languages, living in Chicago, doing her part to fight off the cot-caught merger and keep "gym shoes" alive.
I went through the first 53 years of the SSA records and pulled out the best boy and girl names from the 900 to 1000 range for each year. Together, they make for great couples.... READ ON
It’s a long way from the French of France.... READ ON
It's possible you never wondered about these tricky words from common expressions. That's because they aren't the words you think they are.... READ ON
Gesture researchers have spent the past 40 years uncovering how movements (like a cupped hand rotating in space or a finger tracing a path through the air) are intimately tied to speech. ... READ ON
The USDA allows the term "wyngz" for wing-like chicken products that contain no wing meat.