DailyDirt: You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto

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Dead languages don't change and evolve. It's the languages that people speak the most that develop new words and new dialects. In the past, it's been difficult to track the evolution of language, but with more and more wiretapped phonecalls digital voice recordings available for analysis, linguists are in a better position to study how languages are changing. Here are just a few interesting links on language dialects. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

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    RyanNerd (profile), 27 Jun 2013 @ 5:50am

    Navajo

    My friend who is a Navajo once told me that most dinner conversations in Navajo homes are usually arguments about the meanings of different words.

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