Even T-Rex struggles to imitate Irish accents.
In defence of the passive voice.
Even for such an elaborate dish, that is a very long word.
Jeanette Winterson gives up the goat on damp squids.
Medieval and early modern punctuation.
Startling starlings: recursion in primate language and birdsong (PDF, 285 KB).
Ben Zimmer and Carl Zimmer chat about the origins of the word jazz, AKA jas, among other things (video, 65 minutes).