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Tagged with “linguistics” (2)

  1. The origin and evolution of language

    University of Toronto Physics professor Robert K. Logan on The Origin and Evolution of Language and the Emergence of Concepts

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  2. SXSW: Linguistic Mythbusting: The Fake Language of the Web

    Presentation from SXSW 2011.

    When the New York Times banned the word "Tweet" from it’s pages, it marked the first time a major publication had formally rejected a Internet-born branded verb. As new behaviors are created online, our culture struggles with ways to define them and often settles on flawed nomenclature. In this hour we will take a look at some of the most misleading words from the digital lexicon and try to pick a few to banish forever.

    http://schedule.sxsw.com/events/event_IAP6649

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