As language changes, all aspects can change. From phonology to syntax, etc.
Slepen – old English for . It is not uncommon for language to drop off the last syllables, i.e. 223 more words
by Wolfgang D. C. de Melo (University of Oxford)
I must begin this blog post with a little confession. As an undergraduate and to a large extent still as a graduate, I found it hard to get excited about the history of linguistics. 1,061 more words
As a small child I was fascinated by the idea of writing and tried to replicte what I’d seen the grown-ups do by “writing” (basically a connected series of loops) on the walls of the house I grew up in. 408 more words
Text A is an online sports blog from BBC that is aimed to inform and entertain others who take an interest in language change and sport enthusiasts. 634 more words
by Wendy Ayres-Bennett (University of Cambridge) and Philippe Caron
In this article we demonstrate how fine-grained analysis of salient features of linguistic change over a relatively short, but significant period can help refine our notions of periodization. 139 more words