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Insert exclamation here.

Why linguists freak out about 'absofreakinglutely'

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Eating al desko is the way of our world.

The 11 best new words added to Oxford dictionaries

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Check out these fascinating experiments in Ngram art

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The poet and writer offered up new words such as "Vanessa" and "Yahoo!"

8 words coined and popularized by Jonathan Swift

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People magazine

The bizarre syntax of 'sexiest man alive'

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A loss of grammar for dramatic effect.

A linguist's guide to HULK SMASH

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The best-laid plans...

17 old proverbs we should use more often

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Every country has 'em.

11 versions of 'Average Joe' from other countries

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A different way of talking, he has.

Why so strangely Yoda speaks

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Pogonotrophy at work.

8 delightfully strange beard and mustache words

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Campaign lit

A linguistic dissection of the 2016 contenders' book title choices

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20 Italian hand gestures, demonstrated by male models

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Behold: A half moon, which is also a semicircle.

Explained: English's 3 different prefixes for 'half'

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Feast your eyes on this beautiful linguistic family tree

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Language is served.

How languages are like food

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Welcome to Jersey!

The mysterious origins of the Jersey Devil

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Zuckerberg's grasp of Mandarin wasn't perfect, but his audience appreciated the effort.

How well does Mark Zuckerberg speak Chinese?

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It's okay, you can say it.

In defense of 'anyways'

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Doing okay, bud?

The secret emotional lives of 5 punctuation marks

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And yes, it is awesome.

How an awesomesauce new suffix came to be

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Alright, alright, alright.

It's all right to spell it 'alright'

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