The Fairytale Language of the Brothers Grimm
How the Brothers Grimm went hunting for fairytales, accidentally changed the course of historical linguistics, and kickstarted a new field of scholarship in folklore.
Personification Is Your Friend: The Language of Inanimate Objects
So it entirely slipped my mind that Lingua Obscura recently turned one (yay!) and is now a veritable ...
Linguistic Anarchy! It’s all Pun and Games Until Somebody Loses a Sign
The pun is in an interesting bind: it is both ubiquitous and reviled. We try to understand why.