Language

The Strange and Amazing Origins of Popular Southern Expressions

The Strange and Amazing Origins of Popular Southern Expressions 2560 1707 Atomic Scribe
Southern slang is a great example of how unique subsets of a language can be, and how language can evolve and grow. read more

The Keres Language: A Language Family Fighting for Survival

The Keres Language: A Language Family Fighting for Survival 2560 1440 Atomic Scribe
After hundreds of years of colonization and with languages disappearing around the world due to globalization, Keresan has an uphill battle to survive. However, there have been promising movements to preserve Native American languages in recent years. read more

The Languages that Rule the Internet and Why Translation Can Help

The Languages that Rule the Internet and Why Translation Can Help 2560 1700 Atomic Scribe
Though English still dominates the internet, other languages are also widely used and should be targeted for translation and localization. read more
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Extinct Languages: The Languages We Have Lost in the 21st Century

Extinct Languages: The Languages We Have Lost in the 21st Century 2560 1709 Atomic Scribe
Did you know 42% of all known languages that exist today are endangered? Unfortunately, we have already lost dozens of languages to extinction in this young century. Here are just a few that we believe should be remembered. read more

What Foreign Language Content to Stream in 2022

What Foreign Language Content to Stream in 2022 2560 1707 Atomic Scribe
The opportunity to access non-English content will only grow in 2022. Here are some of the shows and movies we are most looking forward to viewing on streaming platforms this year. read more

Atomic Scribe and #BlackLivesMatter

Atomic Scribe and #BlackLivesMatter 2560 2048 Atomic Scribe
The language we use can be coded and harmful, but it can also be a force for good. So here are some ways to harness the power of language to fight for racial equality. read more

The Seri Language: Recent Growth Against the Odds

The Seri Language: Recent Growth Against the Odds 2500 1667 Atomic Scribe
In contrast to most languages with few speakers, the Seri language has actually grown over the last century. While there were believed to be just 200 Seri people in the 1920s, as of 2015 it is estimated that there are between 600 and 1,000 native speakers. read more

6 Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

6 Ways to Learn a Foreign Language 2500 1667 Atomic Scribe
Have you ever tried to learn a language but given up out of frustration? It’s very possible you aren’t the problem; it’s that you’re not not using the language learning method that works best for you. read more

Dialects of Sign Language: Black ASL

Dialects of Sign Language: Black ASL 2500 1667 Atomic Scribe
With many ignorant of the fact that separate forms of sign language exist in different countries, there’s even less education on the different dialects that populate specific sign language families. read more

We Are Still Here: The Yuchi Language Project

We Are Still Here: The Yuchi Language Project 2500 1667 Atomic Scribe
Yuchi is a fascinating language. It is not known to be related to any other language on the planet, and there was no written alphabet until the 1970s. But, as of 2014, only four first-language Yuchi speakers were still alive. read more