As the end of summer fast approaches, it’s a nice time to take stock of just how quickly this year has gone and what I’ve done in academic year 2013/14. 759 more words
Tags » Sociolinguistics
Manchet previously reported on the solid LEL representation at Methods in Dialectology XV, Groningen, this week. Here’s a picture of the team having fun! From left to right: Patrycja Strycharczuk, Jonathan Morris, Danielle Turton, Maciej Baranowski, Laurel MacKenzie, and George Bailey.
The BBC just published an interesting article on Corby, a town in England located near Kettering and Northampton (so East Midlands). Corby is a really interesting wee town because a whole bunch of Glaswegian and Central Belt steel workers moved there from the 1930 onwards when the Glasgow based company Stewarts & Lloyds built a huge steelworks in the town. 814 more words