Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows
The 'folks' to whom Rissman refers are Dr. Lyle Campbell, a professor of Linguistics at UHM and leading expert in indigenous American languages, as well as Drs. Anthony and Helen Aristar, co-moderators of the LINGUIST List, a key information source for …
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Charles Dickens… or the world's worst writer? Blind reading test found 48
The study by University of California academic Mikhail Simkin is published in the latest edition of the Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. It states: 'One can suspect that, similar to highly-cited scientists, highly-popular writers can become such as …
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LOL! That's a linguistic miracle!
'Now we can write the way we talk': Texting is a 'miracle'. But that's exactly what Columbia linguistics professor John McWhorter called it in a talk at the TED conference in Long Beach, California on Thursday. Dr Liz Morrish, principal lecturer in …
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