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Just as there can be a disconnect between intention and interpretation in other more traditional communication channels, the same thing can happen in texting, and the disconnect may well occur for some of the same reasons.  Continue reading...
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Kings, committees, contests, magnates, and the occasional error have all left their marks on our maps.  Continue reading...
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Communication with the Divine is an extraordinary thing, and so most religions have specific, prescribed forms of language for it. How well do they serve the purpose?  Continue reading...
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Many of the names for the most popular foods we associate with Mexico are not of Spanish origin; they come from Nahuatl and they are called by a descendant of their original name today in both Spanish and English.  Continue reading...
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Arika Okrent's new book explores some methods behind the madness of English spelling and expressions.  Continue reading...
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