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Aug 31, 2015 04:42 AM ET
We often hear people mention actors who have learned to do an "American accent," but what thespians typically learn is only one type of dialect in the United States. In fact, there are more than 20.
Aug 27, 2015 09:50 AM ET // AFP
Oxford University Press announced its quarterly update to OxfordDictionaires.com, and it includes a larder full of words on food and drink.
Aug 13, 2015 01:20 PM ET
The next time you hear sarcasm or express it yourself, consider that it may actually be stimulating your brain toward creativity and smarts.
Aug 12, 2015 04:55 AM ET
No one is entirely sure where the term "Eskimo" originated, and it means different things to different peoples.
Jul 30, 2015 10:05 AM ET // AFP
The smartphone app now can read a total of 27 languages and instantly convert the text without an Internet connection.
Jul 30, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Find out which U.S. regions swear like Marines and which are more restrained in this new data dump. Continue reading →
Jul 13, 2015 11:56 AM ET
Over time the British accent gave way to the American accent but oddly, it’s because the British don’t speak the way they used to.
May 13, 2015 12:25 PM ET // AFP
Skype Translator preview debuted late last year, but was invitation-only. Not anymore.
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