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A new site aimed at bringing "language- and linguistics-focused stories and research to the masses". Popular Linguistics

(Tips of the hat to Language Log and Language Hat.)


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Looks nice!
 
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A little language tidbit from MIT: http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/...ml?tr=y&auid=7819295


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It does make sense that words are long because of the amount of information they contain; I am thinking about scientific words, for example. I hadn't known that people studied the length of words, but I guess people study any and everything.
 
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