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Spanish heritage programs offer acceptance and belonging to those who want to reclaim their family language.
"If you try to correct my grammar, I will think fewer of you."
"Femdschämen" is a German word that describes the cringe-y feelings brought on by reality TV shows and movies like 'Borat 2.'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) eviscerated Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) on the House floor after he lobbed the insult at her. Here's a closer, uncensored look why that matters.
Some seemingly innocuous terms in the English language have racist or otherwise problematic histories.
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.
These terms will help you be inclusive online and IRL.
A now-expired Instagram Live video has Miss USA Sarah Rose Summers in hot water.
A look into the history of the deli meat's spelling-pronunciation divide in the English language.
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.
It's got nothing to do with pine trees.
It's part of a phenomenon called "Anglocreep."
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.