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?