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Why are there so many languages?

Is it bale? Or bail? And what about bailout?

OMG! Why did the Oxford English Dictionary include OMG?

Where does the word tsumami come from?

How do children learn language?

What is mission creep?

Where does the word 'dude' come from?

What is a Ponzi scheme?

What is 'black swan' theory?

Is the misuse of the apostrophe a modern problem?

Which language has the most a) native speakers b) 2nd language speakers?

Why is 1611 a key year in the evolution of the English language?

Is English an 'easy' language to learn?