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Why we say “you” even when we mean “I”
People choose the "general you" when trying to distance themselves from negative things.
If aliens invaded, how would we talk to them?
The film Arrival offers some clues
Pigeons Can Read A Little Bit, New Research Shows
I wonder if they read Popular Science
A 3D Map Of The Brain Shows How We Understand Language
Researchers have created a unique atlas of meaning
How Technology Is Shaping The Future Of Language
A Q&A with linguist John McWhorter. Spoiler alert: He likes emoji!
A Q&A With the Guy Who Wrote the Book on Emoji
No, really--It's called 'How to Speak Emoji'
What’ll It Be? Emoji? Textspeak? Lines Of Computer Code?
How we’ll communicate in the future
How Microsoft’s Machine Learning Is Breaking The Global Language Barrier
Building a universal translator
Database Of Loans Shows That English Is The World’s Top Borrower And Lender Of Words
International word trades are sometimes friendly, sometimes not.
Across Languages, Positive Words Are Used More Than Negative Ones
Spanish Twitter is the cheeriest. Chinese books are the most depressing.