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.
You may hear an "Erin go bragh" or two, but even on the most Irish of holidays, we don't hear much of the Irish language—which is a shame!... READ ON
You know about French, Spanish, and Russian, but what about Tohono Oodham, Karaim, and Iu Mien? ... READ ON
When it comes to comedy, sometimes a little grammatical wrongnity is exactly what’s called for. ... READ ON
In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.