Say this five times fast: She sells seashells by the seashore. Or: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. These famous tongue twisters are nothing compared to a new one created by MIT researchers who claim they've created the hardest one ever.
The stereotype that women talk more than men has been declared old and busted by a new study that examined just which gender was doing all of the blabbing. Trace has the study's conclusion, which you may find worth talking about.
Oral histories reveal that Aboriginal language groups have uses specific stars to remember waypoints while traveling.
We've always suspected that people who pick up languages easily are smarter than the rest of us, but does this hold up to scientific scrutiny?
Trace explains -- why our brains -- are drawn to rhymes -- evolved over time.
Swearing is considered taboo in most cultures, and the words that are frowned upon vary by time and location. Why are certain words considered bad?
The crisis in Ukraine has a linguistic undercurrent that goes to the heart of cultural identities everywhere: How do you keep your language and culture while growing more global?
"Uptalk" is finishing sentences with a rising intonation, often indicating a question or uncertainty. Both men and women do it, but women are more guilty of it even when they're correct or asserting themselves!
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