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Keep recording that tornado, it will miss you by a good fifty feet. (Not safe for work language) [Scary]Posted: 9th February 2017 by Sus Scrofa in Randomness
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Some People Can Turn Emojis Into A Language, What If The Moon Was Replaced By Other Planets, The Man Behind Hollywoods Best Posters and morePosted: 5th February 2015 by Sus Scrofa in What the F*ck!
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Some People Can Turn Emojis Into A Language Emojis used in creative ways.more… What If The Moon Was Replaced By Other Planets Would you like to replace the moon?more… The Man Behind Hollywoods Best Posters Meet Paul Shipper. Paul is an illustrator based out of the UK who has been responsible for many of hollywoods [...]
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A “hidden” language spoken by only about 1,000 people has been discovered in the remote northeast corner of India by researchers who at first thought they were documenting a dialect of the Aka culture, a tribal community that subsists on farming and hunting. They found an entirely different vocabulary and linguistic structure. Even the speakers [...]
Tags: children, education, foreign, language, learn
WASHINGTON – The best time to learn a foreign language: Between birth and age 7. Missed that window? New research is showing just how children’s brains can become bilingual so easily, findings that scientists hope eventually could help the rest of us learn a new language a bit easier.
Tags: ahmadinejad, ayatollah, farsi, google, internet, Iran, language, mousavi, persian, service, translator, web
Google Inc released a tool that translates Internet blogs, news articles and text messages from English to Persian, and vice-versa, in a move the firm said will “improve access to information” amid the turmoil and media restrictions following Iran‘s disputed election. The move is the latest example of the growing role that consumer Internet technology [...]
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They were giving out the annual Prix de la Carpette Anglaise the other day. Literally it means the English Rug Prize, but doormat would be the better translation. As the citation explains, the award goes to the French person or institution who has given the best display of “fawning servility” to further the insinuation into [...]