language

Leaders should be aware that certain phrases come with loaded meanings.
Seals are being taught how to sing like humans. Scientists say these marine mammals’ ability to copy new sounds could lead to new ways to study speech development.
We've been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm than good.
Here's a new study to help figure out “the hardest problem in science”: The origins of human language.
A now-expired Instagram Live video has Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers in hot water.
A look into the history of this spelling-pronunciation divide.
The reason this word can be so hurtful and shocking to women lies in society’s historically negative view of female sexuality.
Words become labels. Labels become slurs. And slurs turn into atrocities.
Movies that break records at the box office earn this title, but its original meaning is kind of sinister.
For black Americans, code-switching could help you leave a police encounter unscathed. But changing how you speak isn't always enough to get around racism.
The U.S. Army is discharging some immigrants who enlisted in the military based on the promise of U.S. citizenship despite their useful language and medical skills.
I've learned to carve out a home for myself in the space between both my worlds.
The 14-year-old from McKinney, Texas survived one of the most intense competitions in the 93-year history of the spelling bee.
A look into the history of this teenage rite of passage.
"There is something so hopeful and poignant about an immigrant telling a story in her adopted tongue."