"Linguistics" Blogs & Blog Posts

Memoirs of a LinguistMemoirs of a Linguist

This blog is about the daily activities of a 28-year-old Ph.D. candidate, w...

 
Separated by a Common LanguageSeparated by a Common Language

Observations on British and American English by an American linguist living...

 
The Brazuca BlogThe Brazuca Blog

A blog about Brazil, the Lusophone world and Portuguese language.

 


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So say we all. In Western Pennsylvania English, AKA Pittsburghese. Perhaps the only feature whose distribution [throughout Western Pennsylvania] is restricted almost exclusively to the immediate vicinity of Pittsburgh is /aʊ/ monophthongization in...

US Berkeley researchers used artificial intelligence to determine that some of the clicks used by whales to communicate are "on many levels analogous to human vowels and dipthongs," the sound of two vowels in a single syllable as in "loud." "If o...

If you’re looking for the Connections answer for Wednesday, November 1, 2023, read on—I’ll share some clues, tips, and strategies, and finally the solutions to all four categories. Along the way, I’ll explain the meanings of the trickier word...

The conservative majority of the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade one year ago this week in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and it’s all I can think about, so here is a very special Dobbs edition of Sue’s Fuck Yous.

Update, 7/21: Greene confirmed to Semafor Wednesday night that she did indeed call Boebert a little bitch, and she doubled down on her remarks. “She has genuinely been a nasty little bitch to me,” Greene told Semafor. Asked whether the two could...

One of the challenges of starting a new job is learning all the lingo, acronyms, and terminology specific to the workplace, and the industry as a whole. Read more...

I am so very tired of everything this week. There’s yet another Republican candidate for president, Trump got arrested again, and horrific news stories are popping up like a game of whack-a-mole. It’s hard to keep up, but here I am to give you t...