Tag: language history

“Greetings in 55 Languages”

The Future Fire shares and annotates the 55 greetings on the Voyager Golden Record. “This is my best attempt at listing all the greetings and languages on the Voyager Golden Record. I’ve annotated the bits I’m not sure about or that seem incomplete. This is what we, in […]

“In Defence of Sweary Women”

At Daily Maverick, Rebecca Davis writes in defense of swearing and, in particular, women who swear: “I don’t think there has been a single occasion on which I have used a swearword in a tweet and not been instantly reprimanded. Almost invariably, this linguistic dressing-down has been delivered […]