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beben-eleben:

Body Language Secrets Everyone Must Know
by Aldis Kalnins 

Words that have gone into obscurity

raspberrypie-:

Allemande: courtly baroque dance in which the arms are interlaced

Logophile: a lover of words

Delenda: things to be deleted or distroyed

Orphrey: Gold or other rich embroidery

Phrontistery: a thinking-place; a place of study

Celeste: sky blue

Aureate: the fanciful and flowery language of poets

Rosarium: a rose garden; or someone who grows roses

Eudaemonia: true happiness

Eremite: a hermit; one who lives in solitude

Eidolon: a phantom, or spectre; a shadow of mere existence

lavidapoliglota:

don’t trust people who say the world would be a better place if we only spoke one language

To have another language is to possess a second soul.
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Charlemagne.

There are some 7,000 languages spoken in the world, and they exhibit tremendous variance. Lera Boroditsky and her colleagues’ research have shown that language—from verb tenses to gender to metaphors—can shape the most fundamental dimensions of human cognition, including space, time, causality, and our relationships with others.

Can Language Influence Our Perception of Reality?

(via ucresearch)

thechanelmuse:

25 Things You Had No Idea There Were Words For

tigerbun:

counterpunches:

hetagarnet:

qichi:

linguisticsyall:

Where does your tongue stay when you’re not speaking? If you’re an English-speaker, it’s behind the top front teeth. If you’re a Russian-speaker, it’s on the bottom of your mouth, lying flat.

#what #for real

I JUST FREAKING CONSCIOUSLY CHECKED AND TRIED TO MAKE IT LAY FLAT BUT NO, IT’S SERIOUSLY AT THE TOP OF MY MOUTH. I DON’T LIKE THIS

 

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