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New online Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction

https://sfdictionary.com/

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Oxford Languages words of the year

https://languages.oup.com/word-of-the-year/2020/

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we Gardena in geardagum: Viking ship burial and mead hall discovered Norway

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/excavation-viking-ship-burial-continues-new-research-reveals-history-elite-scandinavian-society-180976273/

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Lexicographico-philia: a life of dictionary loving lived well.

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Updating dictionary definitions? Mirriam-Webster’s entry for “Chinese Restaurant Syndrome”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/16/dining/msg-chinese-restaurant-syndrome-merriam-webster-dictionary.html

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Christopher Tolkein Obituary: The Silmarillion

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/16/books/christopher-tolkien-dead.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=Obituaries

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Requiring cursive writing instruction: linked letters improve spelling proficiency.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/17/nyregion/cursive-writing-nj.html?searchResultPosition=1

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Attempts to preserve Indigenous Languages in the US

“Of the 115 Indigenous language spoken in the United States, only two are healthy. Cherokee writer Rebecca Nagle writes for High Country News about the language extinction crisis the US currently faces—and the federal government’s insufficient efforts to preserve the … Continue reading

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A standardized writing system for Inuktitut

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-inuit-combine-nine-different-scripts-for-writing-inuktitut-into-one-2/

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The value of a philological education: Nazi euphemisms and metaphors decoded

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/24/books/holocaust-nazi-archive.html?searchResultPosition=1

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