Infectious disease transmission isn't reserved for coughing and sneezing. A science paper from 2019 suggests loud speech is a major culprit too.
Why does "black sheep" suggest negative connotations? And does it have anything to do with the sale of black wool? Grammarphobia gave a lengthy answer.
Moses "Mouse" McCormick is a Black polyglot and loves to speak to strangers in their native tongues. Here's an example.
Former Olympic hurdler and sporting legend Colin Jackson took a trip back to Wales to improve his Welsh language skills.
Don't call something 'stupid' or 'crazy'. Try some of these alternative words for ableist terms.
Only 1 in 5 Europeans can speak two languages other than their mother tongue. But is an honour or a necessity?
You'll have heard this phrase before. Now take your pick from a selection of over 90 versions of "make like a...". I write a weekly newsletter called Everything Is Made Up and I sign off with a variant of the phrase "I'm gonna make like an X and Y". To keep things fresh, I use …
There's something to be said about the link between semiotics and activism. But what links Black Lives Matter with this branch of linguistics?
A drop in the semiotics ocean but a great introduction to a phenomenal subject.
Polyglots are amazing but have you ever seen two speak to each other in 21 languages?