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Magazine articles on language and the origin and properness of words and expressions.
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The Motley Fool
January 14, 2004
Selena Maranjian
Learn a Language, Get a Job Multilingual workers are in demand. mark for My Articles 112 similar articles
Technology Research News
December 17, 2003
Kimberly Patch
PDA translates speech Handheld computers are getting powerful enough, and speech recognition software accurate enough, that travelers, soldiers and aid workers in foreign countries could soon have automatic speech translation in hand. A prototype Arabic-English medical translator is a significant milestone. mark for My Articles 55 similar articles
December 2003
Bobbie Gossage
Talking the Talk This fall, Webster released its first guide to business terms. Can you talk the talk? mark for My Articles 6 similar articles
PC Magazine
December 30, 2003
EZ Interaction If UR [you are] SITD [still in the dark] about the odd words and character combinations in today's electronic communications, you need to GWTP [get with the program]. HTH [hope this helps]. mark for My Articles 85 similar articles
Technology Research News
December 3, 2003
Kimberly Patch
Software paraphrases sentences Humans have many ways of expressing a given idea, but paraphrasing is a serious challenge for literal-minded computers. A new system that learns by tracking news stories from several sources is able to paraphrase at the sentence level. mark for My Articles 1 similar article
December 2, 2003
Rex Curry
Mistress and Slav? Los Angeles officials have asked that suppliers of computer equipment stop using the terms "master" and "slave," saying such terms are offensive. The terms are sometimes used in reference to computer equipment. mark for My Articles 15 similar articles
December 1, 2003
David Rosenbaum
What to Call a Group of Users, and Other Useful Suggestions - I.T. Lingo IT has its own collective nouns. There's the bank of servers and the bundle of applications. Those are, however, a pallid pack, and we wanted to come up with better, more evocative ones--ones that would illuminate the true swashbuckling character of the IT discipline. mark for My Articles
November 2003
Julian Sanchez
Dirty Words Education professor Diane Ravitch found a disturbing catalog of bipartisan censorship in public school curricula, which she presents in her new book, The Language Police. mark for My Articles 40 similar articles
August 13, 2003
Habla Espanol? Your Company Will Soon Have to Do That U.S. executives unschooled in Spanish are learning one key phrase these days -- "Estamos para servirle" -- a popular expression meaning, "We are here to serve you." Companies that don't understand the meaning or importance of those words risk ignoring a major business opportunity. mark for My Articles 177 similar articles
June 24, 2003
Jordan Stein
What's Up With Lame Catchphrases? It's all good, don't go there, you da man; expressions that too often rest on the tips of people's tongues and expose the harsh reality of a nation that's forgetting how to speak. mark for My Articles
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