Welcome new Czech subject

Monday, August 13, 2018

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Amelia Morse Kolkmeyer, we have a new sample from the Czech Republic (or Czechia). The 64-year-old woman is our seventh subject from that…

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How actors use IDEA

Monday, August 13, 2018

Actor Travis Laughlin wrote us recently, talking about how useful IDEA has been to his accent and dialect work. Check out his most recent dialect project on Vimeo….

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Welcome a new Illinois sample

Monday, August 6, 2018

We’ve just added a new self-submission from the U.S. state of Illinois. See Illinois 21. This 25-year-old Latina has spent the vast majority of her life in the…

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What’s in a name?

Thursday, August 2, 2018

“What’s in a name?” Shakespeare asked. Apparently more than we thought. That’s proved not just by IDEA’s Play Names & Terms Special Collection — which we highly recommend…

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Welcome 3 subjects from 3 continents

Friday, July 6, 2018

Proving the geographical reach of IDEA, we’ve just added three new subjects from three continents. From Asia, we have Guangdong 4 (China). From Europe, we have Hungary 7….

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Happy Independence Day!

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Happy Independence Day to those of you in the United States. Today IDEA is celebrating the Fourth of July by introducing three new American subjects. Illuminating the geographical,…

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Happy 20th birthday, IDEA!

Sunday, July 1, 2018

“It was 20 years ago today” … But it wasn’t Sgt. Pepper who taught this band to play. It was IDEA Founder and Director Paul Meier (along with…

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IDEA donations

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Today marks the beginning of a two-week IDEA donation campaign. IDEA is a free resource serving thousands of users every day. If every visitor contributed just $1, we…

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Introducing five new subjects

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editors Bryn Austin and Kris Danford, we have added five new subjects over the last couple of days. Three are from the United States:…

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Welcome seven new samples

Monday, June 18, 2018

Over the last week, we’ve added seven new subjects to IDEA. They are all from IDEA Senior Editor Deric McNish and his students. The new submissions are: District…

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