Watch A Linguist Translate Teens' Annoying Groans Into Even More Annoying

Watch A Linguist Translate Teens' Annoying Groans Into Even More Annoying
As part of an awesome article for The Week, Harbeck "translated" teen-speak–"duhhh," "auuggghhh"–into academic linguist-jargon. That sort of annoying, fed-up, you-just-don't-understand sigh? "Glottal stop, reduced mid central unrounded vowel, long …
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Beyond the talk to action: When does transparency translate to accountability?
While there has been an increasing amount of support for transparency initiatives by global resources giants, nations involved are impatient this has yet to translate to social good. Global miners are being asked to publish what they pay, but is …
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Hospital district buys language-translating kiosks
In a March interview, Executive Director John O'Hearn of Medical Center Hospital's planning and development department said the kiosks were designed to consistently translate medical terminology and treatment plans for patients who speak Spanish, …
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