Linguistics of the Day: Stop Mispronouncing These Famous Places


There are only so many times you can listen to one of your friends say “Eye-rack” (Iraq) before stabbing yourself in the eye. Thankfully someone has created a handy visual aid to help prevent this and other slips of the tongue. Thrillophilia and Distractify illustrated 32 commonly mispronounced locations around the …

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Links of the Day: What You Missed This Weekend


SNL celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday with pretty much everyone that has ever been on the show. Watch the opening bit above, in which Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake sing about some of the most popular sketches in the show’s history. [SNL] Meet Oregon’s Kate Brown, the first openly …

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Links of the Day: What You Missed This Week


This is the absolute best movie review for “50 Shades of Grey,” aka the “worst movie” the host has ever seen. [Today] The teen who received some job interview tips from Target employees in a recent viral photo has been offered a job. [ABC7] Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg …

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