Poems about language, longing, and family.
The band premieres a sleek video for a chaotic song.
The University of Vermont shows solidarity with Black Lives Matter. Plus: More news from around the ’net.
You won’t find these terms in the dictionary—yet.
Dialect and culture in the African diaspora. Plus: The MTV Video Music Awards, and more.
Communication is ever-evolving. Plus: Essays on Lindsay Lohan, science, and literature.
Chelsea Manning writes from prison. Plus: The Hollywood duo of our dreams, canine dialects, and more.
Keeping our eyes open wide.
Secret symbols and words helped us build private worlds.
What you reveal to the world every time you open your mouth.
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