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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 in Britain
The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
This month's rune, Kenaz, is the sixth rune of the first aett of the Elder Futhark. Thus, we are now one-quarter of the way through our journey into the runes! The phonetic value of Kenaz is the hard "k" sound. One basic meaning of "Kenaz"...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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You've Probably Never Heard Of A Yooper, But Here's Why You'll Wish You Were One
The Yooper dialect is a hybrid that you're not likely to hear anywhere else. If you go to the UP, you might stumble on some words and pronunciations you've never heard before.
What's a Yooper? And what's a Yooper doing on snowshoes?
So, where does the “da” come from when talking about da Yoopers? It's a long story, but made short, da replaces – the, just as dis replaces – this and dat replaces – that….all a twist-of-slang, characterizing a unique dialect to the U.
Wisconsin's Most Distinctive Slang Word
Some Wisconsin words could sound familiar, like pop for soda, but those other state dialects can get pretty outlandish.
Linguistics professor provides insight into 'Yooper' accent trends
WIL RANKINEN discusses the dialect changes of Finnish and Italian residents in Marquette County at Gogebic Community College Wednesday night as part of "The Way We Worked" events happening throughout the region. IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP ...
8 American Dialects Most Brits Don't Know About
Fans of the film and television series Fargo might have a sense of this dialect.

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