Tag: Language

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Ey up! England’s northern dialects are holding their own against the south A new survey showed dialect diversity in England is growing, with Northern vernaculars finding new life across the country Culture Society
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‘Ee by gum’: the hunt for England’s old dialects Old English dialects are being digitalised as part of a project to bring vernaculars back to the regions they came from Culture Society
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What is net zero? Plus other climate jargon explained The climate crisis brings with it a whole new and confusing lexicon. This is how to get your head around it Written in partnership with Planet Mark
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Five life-affirming words we should bring back into use Breathing new life into hope-giving words might help to cultivate happiness and boost wellbeing, writes Sara Pons-Sanz Arts Culture Perspective Society Wellbeing
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‘Words matter’: the campaign to change the language of maternity care A glossary of ‘empowering’ phrases about motherhood is reframing conversations around fertility, pregnancy and loss Body & Mind Health Society Wellbeing
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The font that proudly captures what it’s like to have a stammer Those behind the typeface describe it as “a positive reclamation of all those negative things society says about stammered speech” Arts Body & Mind Innovation Society
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