Laurel, Erik and Miriam Meyerhoff (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ) have just published their book Doing Sociolinguistics: A Practical Guide to Data Collection and Analysis… 200 more words
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English singer Alesha Dixon was heavily criticized for her performance of the British national anthem, “God Save the Queen” at Silverstone. Especially the last sentence of the anthem was at the centre of criticism: 1. 266 more words
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I am here to tell you that something that you might think is important really isn’t that important, and that you should stop worrying about it. 1,425 more words
The 13th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness (ALA 2016) is to be held at the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna) on 19-22 July 2016. The topic of this year’s conference is 246 more words
If you’ve lived in the UK it’s highly unlikely that you’ve never encountered Urdu. It’s written using an especially ornate version of the Arabic script ( 815 more words
The article named I made a linguistics professor listen to a blink-182 song an analyze the accent (Dan Nosowitz) published on Atlas Obscura deals with the development of language behaviour of American pop-punk bands. 207 more words