Fragrant. Sweet. Tangy. Certain synesthetic adjectives actually trigger cognitive simulations of eating.
Understanding the phenomenon known as "verbing"--where nouns are turned into verbs.
How politicians use language to manipulate the public and sway them toward particular world-views.
Inspired by the Gretchen famous line in the film Mean Girls, Chi Luu explores how politicians mobilize language to sway public opinion.
I say "Harvard" and you say "Hahvahd"
The pun is in an interesting bind: it is both ubiquitous and reviled. We try to understand why.
Ayapaneco, an endangered Mexican language, sparked linguistic interest when the last two speakers of the language were not speaking to each other
Linguistic clues might be the solution to identifying anonymous online users.