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Indigenous languages used in WWII for coded messages

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/04/obituaries/louis-levi-oakes-dies.html?searchResultPosition=1

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Human speech and evolving anatomy eons ago

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6432/eaav3218

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England tried to set up a language academy in the 18th century. France succeeded: here’s its legacy.

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/03/world/europe/academie-francaise-france-deadlock.html

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Did women illuminate medieval manuscripts?

https://nationalpost.com/news/world/gemstone-crystals-found-in-teeth-of-11th-century-nun-sheds-light-on-womens-role-in-creating-medieval-religious-texts

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New words in the Scrabble Dictionary.

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Mistranslation in world affairs

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/28/opinion/sunday/why-mistranslation-matters.html

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Gender-neutral terms for God

https://theconversation.com/what-the-early-church-thought-about-gods-gender-100077

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Sports idioms from left field

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/06/sports/sports-cliches-metaphors.html

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Koko the gorilla dies at 46

https://www.npr.org/2018/06/21/622160278/koko-the-gorilla-dies-redrew-the-lines-of-animal-human-communication

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Koko the gorilla who could use American Sign Language

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2014/08/koko_kanzi_and_ape_language_research_criticism_of_working_conditions_and.html

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