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How the language of special education denigrates kids with disabilities
How to talk about time in a language that doesn't have any tenses
History of Prisencolinensinainciusol, the gibberish English song that charmed Italy and the world
Watching "Herself" while reading "Himself"
humans vs chimps
Noam Chomsky on Nim Chimpsky and the emergence of language
Our centuries-old use of "they" as a singular pronoun
"Pandemic" is the Dictionary.com word of the year.
"The Mandalorian" recruited a Deaf actor to create the Tusken Raiders' sign language
A great fucking explanation of expletive in-fucking-sertion
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has officially changed the definition of "racism."
What is "garbage language" and why is it so hard to avoid using?
A fascinating map of the most spoken languages in every US state besides English and Spanish
Dante's Hell re-imagined as linguistic sins
The Merriam-Webster dictionary's word of the year is…
Fun interactive way to see what words were first used in print in a particular year
How to speak chimpanzee
The colonialism behind fantasy's vaguely Irish Elves
Open archive of 240,000 hours' worth of talk radio, including 2.8 billion words of machine-transcription
emoji as emblems and gestures
Because Internet: the new linguistics of informal English
Guess what languages these people are speaking