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Constructed Languages

Constructed Languages

So let’s talk about definitions. What defines a language? Is it just a bunch of words strung together in interesting ways? Or are there some properties that make it special? However you define it, there’s no denying that people love Read more…


Everything You Need to Know About English and Other Languages! – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Everything You Need to Know About English and Other Languages! – Mental Floss Scatterbrained

Hi welcome to mental floss video today we’re gonna talk about language everything from Bhutanese to Navi and I’m not kidding about that let’s get started. A polyglot is someone who has mastered multiple languages and one famous polyglot is Read more…


Credited As: ConLangers (How to Create a Language)

Credited As: ConLangers (How to Create a Language)

Peterson: THE BIGGEST MISCONCEPTION ABOUT LANGUAGE CREATION IS THAT IT’S JUST A MATTER OF TAKING AN ENGLISH DICTIONARY AND MAKING UP FORMS FOR IT. YOU CAN DO THAT, BUT WHAT YOU’RE DOING IS ESSENTIALLY JUST CREATING A REALLY BIZARRE WAY Read more…


How computers translate human language – Ioannis Papachimonas

How computers translate human language – Ioannis Papachimonas

How is it that so many intergalactic species in movies and TV just happen to speak perfect English? The short answer is that no one wants to watch a starship crew spend years compiling an alien dictionary. But to keep Read more…


Star Trek Klingon Alphabet Fridge Magnets from ThinkGeek

Star Trek Klingon Alphabet Fridge Magnets from ThinkGeek

tlhIngan tlhIngan Close. Very close. It’s this tlhIngan tlhIngan tlhIngan mah tlhIngan mah Ready for something a little harder? Hab SoSlI’ Quch! (son giggles) Hab SoSlI’ Quch! Very good! majQa’! Yes! Very good! majQa’! majQa’!