Experts say awareness and practice are the keys to stop using interjections that can make you seem nervous or unintelligent.
If one defines a "good anagram" by how many how many chunks one word had to be cut into in order to rearrange it to make the other word, there's a clear winner.
"We’re not only looking for writing skill, but also creativity in your pitch," they said.
Old English did not involve adding an "e" to the end of words, like "ye olde shoppe." It was basically an entirely different language.
"He is so overconfident and yet so logically unconvincing that my interpreter friends and I often joke that if we translated his words as they are, we would end up making ourselves sound stupid."
The Japanese language has no Rs and no Ls but instead a consonant that is somewhere in the middle.
Aides and journalists who worked closely with the 44th president recall what made him the ultimate communicator in chief.
According to Greg Guy, a linguistics professor at New York University, “these colors don’t run” is simply a pun.
As the social contract frays, what does it mean to be polite?
Filmmaker Denis Villeneuve expertly structured "Arrival" to mirror the film's characters and content, lending the movie clarity, harmony and beauty.
How Google used artificial intelligence to transform Google Translate, one of its more popular services — and how machine learning is poised to reinvent computing itself.
If you think the slang term has its roots in the Old West, you’re half-right.
A dual American and Israeli citizen, Natalie Portman is the perfect person to explain how to say "dick" in Hebrew.
It’s called "slam voice" and apparently most poets hate it too.
What's the connection between these two small Eastern European nations?
These words are so on-the-money we're sad they don't exist as clearly in our own vernacular.
In the mid-20th century, CK Ogden came up with a plan to boil down English to its basic components. Winston Churchill thought this idea was genius.
Once a sign of solidarity for the black civil rights movement, the raised fist, now used by everyone from Winona Ryder to Donald Trump, has come to mean everything and nothing at the same time.
Texans want to claim it as their own but, more likely, the phrase has its roots in the Roman Empire.
The barrier-crossing function, together with other forces — boredom, machismo, the analgesic effect — helps to account for the notorious frequency of fuck.
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