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6 Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State
NC State linguist Walt Wolfram discusses six expressions that highlight North Carolina's unique language tradition.
How Memes Use Humor to Discredit African-American English
A recent study from linguistics graduate student Shalina Omar finds video memes can use humor to contribute to — and reinforce — negative views of black culture.
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RT @StanCarey: The OED defines more than half a million words and the best one is VULPECULATED https://t.co/xTaGOXQgcH
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