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Accent Linguistics

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Story of the Celts: Who are the Celts?
The ancient Celts were a group of culturally similar peoples who once occupied most of central and western Europe, north of the Greco-Roman world. Perhaps the most common cultural characteristic of the ancient Celts were the Celtic languages, a branch of the...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Story of the Celts: The Celts Today
The Celts Today [ 40 ] The Celts, and Celtic peoples, are alive and well today. Celtic culture is well documented and preserved, and there are millions of people on different continents who make it a point to identify with that culture. In Ireland Irish...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L

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Wisconsin Linguist Not Too 'Fond' of Accents in SNL Sketch
If you've watched Saturday Night Live's "Fond du Lac Action News" newscast, you might have heard a semi-familiar accent. And while parts of the dialect were pretty spot-on, other parts were just off.
Clinton's drawl, Trump's 'yuuge' NY accent and campaign 'code-switching'
Scott Walker caught flack for losing his natural Midwestern accent and affecting a more general-election speaking style.
Dash to document disappearing PNG language
The linguists' work has reunited the scattered speakers, some for the first time in decades.
Who has the better New York accent: Sanders or Trump?
Two major presidential candidates talk like the real New Yorkers and that's making one linguistic professor very happy.
8 Awesome Anthropologists Advancing Public Outreach
Dipping primarily into linguistics and cultural anthropology, Hersh's recent posts have tackled differences between regional ways of talking (“Your Accent Is We-ahd“) and similarities between “The Hidden Cultural Values of Massholes and Y'all Qaeda.”.

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