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Why do we call some countries a different name than the people of that country?

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How many "words" do I need to learn?

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Impossible bigrams in the English Language

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Why do Richard and Robert become Dick and Bob?

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What does "speech time" mean?

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What are the job opportunities in linguistics?

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Mathematical preparation for postgraduate studies in Linguistics

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Will use of descriptive grammar ever overtake use of prescriptive grammar?

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Why do people singing in English sound like Americans?

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Is there a significance to word order in ASL?

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How are words with no other context used as greetings or partings?

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Does native language influence intelligence quotient?

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Is there a way to prove one language is more efficient than another language for science?

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Rules of Yale Romanization of Korean

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What is the sociocultural purpose of banning slang in schools?

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Are there documented languages that evolved from tonal to nontonal?

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What is a mora?

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Hearing your name in a noisy crowd: what is this called and how might it work?

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Is there a general correlation between the number of homophones in a language and how phonetic its writing system is?

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Criteria for separating Korean words

4 votes

"Like" in English (and perhaps other languages)

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Are we witnessing the death of stative "think"?

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Common English bigrams / trigrams - recognising that a jumble of letters contain only valid English words

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Did language originate and evolve just as organisms did? As in Evolution by Natural Selection?

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sentiment analytics

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Do we have a name for informal & polite language?

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Studying Linguistics for a Programmer

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Korean syllable-final ㅅ in Hangul transcription of loanwords

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If similar phonemes are pronounced the same, will this be difficult to understand for a native speaker?

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Are variations normally less frequent within written forms of a language than spoken versions of the same language?