What can linguistics tell us about language in the workplace? In this episode of The How of Business podcast, I talk with Henry Lopez about conversation styles, accents and dialects and how they’re perceived in the workplace and how they affect hiring practices, and much more! Listen to the episode here!
I love the movie Arrival but it perpetuates one of the biggest myths in linguistics: that language influences how we think about time.
Is the internet changing the way we speak? The answer is surprisingly complicated! Check out the great interview I did with Dillon Thompson from In the Know about how the internet and TikTok are affecting language! https://www.intheknow.com/post/slang-words-tiktok-gen-z-linguist/
A curated list of books about animal communication and cognition.
I got a new book! “The singing Neanderthals: The origins, of music, language, mind, and body” by Steven Mithen (2005). Read along with me!
Many animals on TikTok are using audio buttons to communicate with their owners! But is this language?
I was recently interviewed for the brand new podcast, “Why would you tell me that?!”. Check out the podcast trailer before the episode drops!
I was recently interviewed on the Profoundly Pointless Podcast! Stay tuned for the episode details!
If Old English shows vestiges of a base-12 counting system, then when did “hundred” mean 120 instead of 144?
What is Linguistic Discovery all about? What makes it different from other linguistics channels on the internet?