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Linguistics and Linguists Information and Links

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Dialect quiz from the NY Times

NPR - Fuhgeddaboudit: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say - 3:55

NPR - Do We Talk Funny? article

 

Humor page from Linguistic Anthropology with videos

 

Articles:

(PBS) Do You Speak American? 

Secret Language of Flight Attendants

15 Words and Phrases Millennials Use But No One Else Understands

 

Linguistic and Language video Links:

What is the Study of Linguistics? - 2:42

Linguistic Relativity - 3:17

Euphemisms - George Carlin - 9:01

What's a Snollygoster? A short lesson in political speak - 6:40 

David Crystal:  5 Reasons for "Doing Linguistics" - 8:51

 

TED Talks:

Erin McKean: Go Ahead, Make Up New Words! 6:52

Anne Curzan: What Makes a Word 'Real'? 6:10

Alan Siegel: Let's Simplify Legal Jargon 4:26

Jill Shargaa: Put the 'Awe' Back in Awesome - 6:13

Steven Pinker: What Our Language Habits Reveal - 17:29

Patricia Kuhl: The Linguistic Genius of Babies - 10:17

Ajit Narayanan: A Word Game in Any Language - 15:43

Erin McKean: Go Ahead and Make Up New Words - 6:52

Jamila Lyiscott: 3 Ways to Speak English - 4:29

 

BBC My blackberry isn't working

 

The Daily Show -

Signs and Symbols - Semiotics - 6:33

 

Noam Chomsky - website

  Language's Great Mysteries 3:02

 

PPT - Linguistic Humor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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