How the internet is changing language as we know it
An interview with Gretchen McCulloch, author of 'Because Internet.'
On Jan 18, 2021 by Matt Silverman
A guide to (not) using the N-word
A linguist explains, from a pragmatic perspective, why this is a slur no one ever needs to use.
On May 19, 2017 by Aliah Luckman
The language rule you never think about but always get right
What's going on with this strange language quirk?
On Sep 5, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
How the Internet is changing the English language
But do you even GAF, bro?
On Apr 17, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey
‘YouTube Voice’ is a very real phenomenon—and here’s proof
What are the linguistics of YouTube vloggers?
On Dec 9, 2015 by Rae Votta
Duolingo adds Klingon to its language tutorials
You can't learn Japanese or Mandarin, but you can learn to talk to aliens.
On Apr 10, 2015 by Aja Romano
Oxford Dictionaries adds ‘subtweet,’ ‘neckbeard,’ ‘catfish,’ and more
On Aug 14, 2014 by Miles Klee
‘Soccer’ isn’t an American word
New research suggests the Brits actually invented the term they make fun of Americans for using.
On Jun 19, 2014 by Jack Flanagan
Hear every British Isles accent in under 90 seconds
Andrew Jack is a dialect chameleon.
On Apr 10, 2014 by Miles Klee