Also, is it possible to anyone to become a polyglot? In: Culture
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why are silent letters kept in the word’s spelling? Why can’t it be just Jango in place of Django? In: Culture
Tutankhamun sounds alien to me In: Culture
As I understand it, some placeholder jobs are just there until someone fills the office in political/legal jobs, with the understanding the person covering the job won’t take the job long-term, but isn’t that similar in someways, without overlap, to ...
Why does the age of consent tend to increase in more modern societies and vice versa? In: Culture
Is there a reason that you hear the same sound effects recycled in so many movies? There must be hundreds of “crowd screaming” sound effects but they always use that same one. Is that sound effect just that good?
I hear about survivorship bias, and I hear examples like “Bill Gates dropping out of college is survivorship bias”. I don’t really know how they correlate, or how to think of things with that in mind. In: Culture
What is it that makes the pitch similar in both Celtic and Arabic music, and why is this pitch unusual in other western music? In: Culture
Why is Joseph not Joseph everywhere? When did he become Giuseppe? Who decided that Guillaume should be William? When hearing a new name, why does a culture make its own version of it instead of letting every name stay at ...
Why is the color blue typically designated for males and pink for females? Is this biological or something humans designated many generations ago? In: Culture