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Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

Speech Accent Archive featured on BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has created an online quiz to have you guess the native language of various english talkers. They used exclusive samples from the archive to do it. Take the quiz yourself: http://www.buzzfeed.com/juliafurlan/so-uh-where-are-you-from

Linguists Useful in Brand-naming Industry

Linguists Useful in Brand-naming Industry

The 3 October issue of The New Yorker magazine includes a piece by John Colapinto that describes how brand names are created. In it, he notes how brand-naming firm Lexicon includes linguists in its formula for success.

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