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  • In Memory of Jane Page

    Posted on January 20, 2017 by nmladmin_wp1 in Blog.

    The Board of Trustees of the National Museum of Language notes with sadness the passing of Olga “Jane” Page on January 16th, 2017.  Jane, aged 92, was a longtime friend and supporter of the Museum and served as an Associate.  She will be remembered as the smiling woman that greeted people attending Museum events. Mrs. […]

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  • The Philogelos: Joke #197 – Madam

    Posted on November 8, 2016 by nmladmin_wp1 in Philogelos Jokes.

    Text and cartoons by Linda Thompson The Philogelos, typically translated as “the joker” or “the one who loves laughter”, is an ancient Greek collection of approximately 265 jokes. Dating to the 4th or 5th century CE, it typically bears the title of the world’s oldest surviving collection of jokes. After reading Dan Crompton’s translation of […]

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  • The Philogelos: Joke #154 – The Coffin

    Posted on November 8, 2016 by nmladmin_wp1 in Philogelos Jokes, Uncategorized.

    Text and cartoons by Linda Thompson The Philogelos, typically translated as “the joker” or “the one who loves laughter”, is an ancient Greek collection of approximately 265 jokes. Dating to the 4th or 5th century CE, it typically bears the title of the world’s oldest surviving collection of jokes. After reading Dan Crompton’s translation of […]

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  • The Philogelos: Joke #94 – Indigestion

    Posted on November 8, 2016 by nmladmin_wp1 in Philogelos Jokes.

    Text and cartoons by Linda Thompson The Philogelos, typically translated as “the joker” or “the one who loves laughter”, is an ancient Greek collection of approximately 265 jokes. Dating to the 4th or 5th century CE, it typically bears the title of the world’s oldest surviving collection of jokes. After reading Dan Crompton’s translation of […]

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  • Help Grow the Virtual Museum

    Posted on February 20, 2015 by nmladmin_wp1 in Virtual.

    Are you interested in creating an educational experience for visitors to the Virtual National Museum of Language? Do you have digital design skills? Can you edit php, html, and feel comfortable on WordPress? Are you skilled in Photoshop, Premiere, or Flash? Contact us to discuss how you can contribute to NML’s development of a Virtual […]

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  • NML Board Nominations

    Posted on January 11, 2015 by nmladmin_wp1 in Blog, Events.

    The mission of the National Museum of Language is “To inspire an appreciation for the magic and beauty of language.” We seek your help in recruiting new members to our Board of Trustees, to help us move forward with new talent and energy. You can nominate yourself or someone else who has agreed to be nominated. […]

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  • Young Linguists of America

    Posted on May 14, 2014 by nmladmin_wp1 in Uncategorized.

    Hello! Hola! Bonjour! This page is for young people who want to explore languages. Young Linguists of America is sponsored by the National Museum of Language. See our exhibits Fun with Chinese: Try the quiz

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  • Japanese Writing

    Posted on November 15, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits.

    PowerPoint on Japanese number-writing: Goroawase PDF | Goroawase PPT Link to Google Slideshow                   PowerPoint on Japanese characters                

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  • Volunteer

    Posted on October 15, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Events.

    NML needs people like you who are passionate about language. Contact us to volunteer as a docent, greeter, committee member, or grant writer. Here are some of the things we need help with from our volunteers: Update and monitor our social media accounts: Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Website Inform the public of our activities through regular print and broadcast […]

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  • American Indian Festival

    Posted on October 7, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Uncategorized.

    AIF 2013 flier The Natural and Historical Resources Division of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission cordially invites you to join us in a celebration of American Indian culture and heritage. 5th Annual Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10 am – 4 pm Patuxent River Park 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 (Group […]

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