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Foodie Town Durham, NC - a travel blog

Foodie Town Durham, NC – a travel blog

October 21, 2016 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Title Image: Food Truck Rodeo, Farmer’s Market, Central Park, Durham NC. Even food truck food in foodie town Durham, NC is delicious. Fifteen years ago Durham did not have a restaurant culture, and the downtown was dead. There was only the now-closed Magnolia Grill, which had opened in 1986 on... read more

Linguistic Residual Zone: New York City

Linguistic Residual Zone: New York City

April 29, 2016 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

Linguist Johanna Nichols has identified two types of geographic zones relevant for comparative work in linguistics: the linguistic residual zone and the linguistic spread zone. Linguistic Residual Zones A linguistic residual zone tends to be a relatively small, often geographically enclosed area. A higher number of languages from different language families are spoken here... read more