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Where Did All the Acronyms Come From?

August 15, 2017

In today's world, it is difficult to keep up with all the acronyms, abbreviated words and organizational initialism. Markings on sculpted stones take the earliest word abbreviations back to... Read More 


What Is the Difference Between Creole and Cajun?

August 9, 2017

Most people asking this question would likely be referring to food. Ironically, both French-based terms also refer to languages that developed after settlers occupied the southern Mississippi... Read More 


The Rise and Possible Fall of the Word Well

July 19, 2017

If you're old enough to rust, you might remember one of the first Kings of Comedy, Benjamin Kubelsky better known as Jack Benny. During his radio show, Benny became famous for playing the violin... Read More 


Is Trump's Rhetoric Part of His Effort to Brand Himself?

July 18, 2017

Well, we can learn more this fall when the book titled "Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse and Political Identity" hits the bookshelves. Although the 45th... Read More 


The Makeshift Lingua Franca of Formula One Racing

June 26, 2017

Since the inaugural season in 1950, the FIA Formula One World Championship has been the premier class of auto racing. Attracting one of the largest global television audiences, Formula One can be... Read More 


Does Linguistic Relativity Shape the World You Know?

June 21, 2017

For most of us that speak English, we are actually the odd one out among the world of languages when it comes to how the language we speak shapes the world we know. If you studied French or... Read More 


How Russian Developed as a Modern Language

May 15, 2017

With all the talk in the news lately about Russia, we thought we'd jump on the bandwagon and dive into the Russian language. Russian is the eighth most widely spoken language on Earth and is one... Read More 


Dutch: A Widespread European Language

May 15, 2017

When most people think of Dutch, pictures of the Netherlands immediately come to mind with windmills, tulips, and wooden shoes. However, did you know that Dutch has 23 million native speakers... Read More 


Prolingo receives 2017 American Excellence Award

April 26, 2017

April 25th 2017 -  Prolingo has been selected for the 2017 American Excellence Award amongst all its peers and competitors by the American Economic Institute (AEI). Each year the AEI... Read More 


It's All Greek To Me

April 14, 2017

Although "It's All Greek to Me" is a common phrase, Greek isn't actually as foreign to English as the saying would have you believe. In fact about 6% of English vocabulary is derived from Greek!... Read More 


 
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