Science Explains Why Some Hear 'Laurel' & Others Hear 'Yanny'As if we needed another thing to divide us. Some people who listen to an online audio file hear 'Yanny' while others hear 'Laurel.' It's like the file was put on the internet just to sow discord.
'Fake News' Tops Annual List Of Phrases That Should Be BannedA university in Michigan on Sunday released its annual list of words that should be banished for misuse, overuse and uselessness. The term "fake news" topped the list.
'Feminism' Named Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year For 2017This may or may not come as a surprise, but Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." It has been a big year or two or 100 for the word.
Why Do People Talk Funny In Classic Movies?Why do people talk weird in "His Girl Friday," "Citizen Kane" and other classic movies? BrainStuff explains it all. It has something to do with the Transatlantic, or Mid-Atlantic, accent. Check it out!
Whole Foods Revises Employee Language PolicyWhole Foods' previous policy says all English-speaking workers must speak English to customers and other employees while on the clock, unless the customer speaks another language.
Members Of Senior Class Each Represent Different CountryHundreds of students are already back in class at one area school and for the first time, every student in the incoming senior class calls a different country home.
Dallas FBI Recruiting More Linguists To Help In War On TerrorThe FBI says its most important mission is to prevent another terrorist attack in the U.S. Aside from agents, the agency says linguists are playing a critical role in keeping you safe.