What's behind the Australian habit of nicknaming and abbreviating everything? Nicknames may just reveal how Australians see themselves and relate to each other.
One cold morning in 1953, Derek Bentley, a nineteen-year-old youth in the wrong place with the wrong words, was hanged for a murder he did not commit.
How politicians use language to manipulate the public and sway them toward particular world-views.
The language we use for people fleeing their home nations may define them as less than human.
Is anonymity on the Internet linguistically possible?
The linguistics behind gender neutral terms among young women.