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What’s in a Word?

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From Phonetics to Neologism  Words are, at their most basic, compilations of diverse sounds. Phonetics is the branch of the linguistics tree that concerns itself with the sounds of speech and their creation, fusion, and illustration through transcribed images. Sounds are characterized by the location and method of articulation; and the

Exploring Dialects

Language Dialects

Dialects Defined Language communities have distinct ways of speaking that are unique unto themselves. Their lexicon, language rules, slang and accents are what set them apart. These distinctions are commonly referred to as dialects. Many times a group develops a unique dialect when they are socially or regionally isolated from other