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History

How English and the Old Norse Language Are Linked

September 1, 2022

Of the one thousand words we use most often each day in English, about one-tenth are borrowings from Old Norse. But, Old Norse language has an archaic grammar, which makes it a little challenging to translate it to contemporary English. […]

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Content Spotlight

The History of Anatomical Language

March 7, 2022

Anatomical terminology was created centuries ago, and it actually took centuries for experts to settle on different terms. The process of naming has continued to this day at least from the time of the Roman Empire. […]

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Philosophy

Nietzsche’s Language of Good and Evil

October 28, 2021

Nietzsche believed that the language we’ve developed has trapped us in a certain unhealthy position, and the primary surface manifestation of the problem is our continued captivity to the language of good and evil. […]

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Health News

Reducing Anxiety with Language: A Tip from LeBron James

March 18, 2021

The language that you use matters—not only when it comes to enacting behavioral change, but also when it comes to minimizing our stress about certain situations. Professor Vishton reveals the studies and real-life examples that demonstrate this. […]

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