Curious about linguistics but not sure where you can learn more? The Linguistics Starter Pack is for you! This is a curated list of my top recommendations for getting started in linguistics. Most of the items on this list are popular science books, aimed at a general audience, and written in a non-technical way. I’veContinue reading “Book List: The Linguistics Starter Pack”
I love the movie Arrival but it perpetuates one of the biggest myths in linguistics: that language influences how we think about time.
A curated list of books about animal communication and cognition.
Many animals on TikTok are using audio buttons to communicate with their owners! But is this language?
If Old English shows vestiges of a base-12 counting system, then when did “hundred” mean 120 instead of 144?
How do tones come to be used to mark grammatical features in a language? Here’s how it happened in Somali.
Review of the book “Speaking American: How y’all, youse, and you guys talk” (Josh Katz, 2020).