Our Friday Reads are these new books out this week, and related content you won't find anywhere else.
Our Friday Reads rounds up five new books out this week, and links to related content you won't find anywhere else.
June 16th is Bloomsday, the day on which James Joyce's sprawling Modernist novel Ulysses takes place. Celebrate literature, Dublin, and, well, pubs!
What is marked language, and what does it have to do with the online hate speech of anti-semitic "Echoes" on Twitter?
Here is your Friday Five: Five new books out this week, and links to related content you won't find anywhere else. Ghanaian-American writer Yaa Gyasi’s firs
The Splashy language of fashion magazines prompted one linguist to look closer at the over-the-top dialect in Vogue and Ladies’ Home Journal of the 30s
The modern artist's retreat has roots in industrial-era utopian communes.
Strong language has a unique place in linguistics.
Happy Birthday, Walt Whitman, you old bard and…politician. Clearly you like to sing to yourself, but let us join ...
Commencement speeches have inspired, motivated and captivated many. Just what makes the words found in them so wonderful and life-affirming?