A writer named Elinor Glyn wrote a novel entitled "It and other stories in 1927"
The mere letters and sounds used in a brand name can have a curious impact on its reception by the public.
Published in 1965, Ariel was published after Sylvia Plath herself had already been dead for two years.
Linguists observe that young women's language patterns invite negative reactions, comments, and suggestions to change.
A linguistics column that will uncover curious stories of language use from all around the world--written by a linguist.
Before The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien was a philologist, a specialist in historical texts.
Little Orphan Annie is the latest in a sequence of pop culture foundlings, but America’s orphans of the Great Depression weren’t endearing at all.
The archive of Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, will go to the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin
Poet Claudia Emerson has died of cancer at age 57.