Some animals demonstrate an ability for mathematics that reflects a more sophisticated understanding of language.
For Germans, this is not a battle, it's a 'long distance run'.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee highlights the richness of the English lexicon by picking some tough entries with foreign roots.
The etymology of an epidemic.
One anthropologist found 1,072 similar words for 'mom' and 'dad' in the world's languages. It turns out a mix of biology, culture and encouragement from parents explains this phenomenon.
There's a disconnect between how many low-wage workers are being described, and what they're experiencing on the ground.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
Bars of soap and crown emojis have taken on new meanings as we navigate conversations around COVID-19.
Second-language learners from different age groups seem to have equal chances of becoming highly proficient speakers as long as they are placed in a supportive environment.
It's remarkable how quickly we've all taken on a set of new words and phrases to describe the pandemic.
Most of the accused in criminal cases in South Africa would not be able to understand the record of their court proceedings.
Coronavirus reveals how macho stereotypes like toughness, aggression and control can create harm.
A new book, which weaves fiction into the origin story of the Oxford English Dictionary, was declared a hit even before its release. Readers will judge whether it lives up to the hype.
Do you know your antigen from your endemic?
A group of scientists studying Madagascar's natural treasures also wanted to respect the island's language.
On the month of the Francophonie's 50th anniversary, it's time to think about the untold story of French connections across the Canada-U.S. border
Forensic linguists are called as expert witnesses in court cases to provide linguistic analysis of legal documents and other forms of oral and documentary evidence -- including emojis.
TERF is not a slur. Instead, we should use words that accurately describe how some feminists are actually anti-trans activists.
It's all about context.
On International Mother Language Day, Canadians can celebrate multilingual heritage by recognizing flexible uses of languages.