Around the Web: Mandela’s Literary Legacy and Tongue Twisters


Did you know there is a “color of the year”? For 2014, it’s “radiant orchid.”

Nelson Mandela’s literary legacy from The Guardian.

The Acoustical Society of America announced the most difficult tongue twister in the English language: Pad kid poured curd pulled cod. More at The Week.

You will never believe what the launch code was for the US nuclear arsenal — for 20 years.

11 languages spoken by 11 people or fewer.

All twerked out? Time announces the word that readers would most like to banish in 2014.

How much does your worldview depend on the language you speak? The Economist explores.

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