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What English does – but most languages can’t

What English does – but most languages can’t

English, you’re quite unusual. You can say things most languages just can’t! And I think some of your most interesting skills can tell us something about you and a little about languages the world over. We met some linguistic skills Read more…


Features English is missing – but most other languages have

Features English is missing – but most other languages have

English, you’re not normal. Compared to most languages, there are things you’re just lacking. You’re a fine tongue, don’t get me wrong. But take an animated moment to consider some of the main linguistic skills you’re missing, and what it Read more…