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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



(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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