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A Coping Mechanism

The unfortunate global pandemic has sidelined many a museum. However, One museum that has arguably even flourished because of it is the National Museum of Language (NML). In 2008, the museum opened to the public in College Park, Maryland, amidst much fanfare as it was a unique experiment regarding languages. Everyone is familiar with museums where you see (and sometimes touch)...

Planet Word Brings Language to Life

Planet Word, the world’s first museum dedicated to language and its first voice-activated museum, opened its doors to the public on October 22. Planet Word founder and CEO Ann Friedman hosted a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony, which included appearances by mayor of Washington, DC Muriel Bowser, former president Barack Obama, singer-songwriter Paul Simon, fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg, and former mayor...
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