Category Archives: English language

  1. Dominant Languages, Oldest Libraries, and the Brain Atlas

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    May 31, 2016 by libroshombre

    “One does not inhabit a country,” the Romanian philosopher Emile Cioran once pointed out, “one inhabits a language. That is …
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  2. Stimulations, Contraction, and Boney-eared Assfish

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    April 11, 2016 by libroshombre

    Some periodicals provide close to the same serendipial stimulation browsing the shelves as a well-stocked library. But where the library’s …
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  3. Nonplussed Emojis Not My Fault

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    December 17, 2015 by libroshombre

      “Mea culpa,” or “my fault,” is probably my favorite Latin phrase; at least I use it the most. This …
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  4. Language Maps, Persistent Words, and Stereotypical Incomprehensibility

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    April 27, 2015 by libroshombre

    “25 Maps That Explain the English Language” is a marvelously informative way to look at our Mother Tongue. It’s difficult …
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