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  • The Philogelos: Joke #44

    Posted on November 10, 2017 by nmladmin_wp1 in Blog, Philogelos Jokes, Virtual.

    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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  • NML Mobile Exhibits

    Posted on November 7, 2017 by nmladmin_wp1 in Blog.

    NML had two exhibit tables on October 21, 2017. One was at the Maryland Foreign Language Association’s conference at Anne Arundel Community College. Pat Barr-Harrison and Greg Nedved represented the Museum and networked with World Language educators. At the same time, Jill Robbins and Gary McCone shared the NML exhibits on Native American language at […]

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  • Family Summer Language Adventure

    Posted on June 19, 2017 by nmladmin_wp1 in Blog, Events, Uncategorized.

    Learn about the Japanese Language and Culture Fun Activities for the Whole Family This pop-up museum event will take place at the City of College Park – City Hall, 4500 Knox Rd, College Park, MD 20740 Monday, July 10, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Ages 9 – 99 are welcome. Click here for directions. This event is […]

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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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