Some have argued this dichotomy of man / woman and hearty food / lighter fare comes from our evolution, while others believe it has something to do with our biology. In truth: it's entirely constructedRead on ?
Language and Communication
The Language of Food is a love letter to San Francisco, its food, and its mindset, and its cuisine. Computational linguist Jurafsky explores the diffusion and transformation of cuisine across time and space.Read on ?
Are fears that English will destroy all other languages are overstated? Qu’est-ce que fuck should we do about it?Read on ?
Most European languages use the word "interest" to describe the extra money we pay to clear a debt. Portuguese does not. Why do they differ, and what can this tell us about attitudes to money?Read on ?