Cross-posted from All Things Linguistic. It’s my eight year blogiversary! Wow! Let’s celebrate by looking back at some of my favourite posts from the p…
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Hello! I did an interview for the New York Times about the vocabulary of covid times. Here's a portion of it: Looking ahead, linguistic changes are yet…
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Plus: Mutual Intelligibility newsletters for teaching linguistics online, and a photo of a bookstore from the beforetimes
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Lauren Gawne and I started Mutual Intelligibility, to connect linguistics instructors with existing resources for teaching online. (Also relevant to li…
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In February, I did a bunch of travel. Remember when travel was a thing? First, I went to the Bay Area for Comma-Con, Facebook's internal conference for…
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I was in the hovertext of an xkcd comic this month, which may have resulted in more excited messages than being in the New York Times. It's good that e…
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Featuring Because Internet highlights and more internet linguistics
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Seriously, this leather-bound edition of Because Internet 😍
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Hello! In November, I wrote a very deep-dive article about the growing pains of the new emoji approval process at Unicode for Wired, featuring a graph …
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Hello! The UK edition of Because Internet came out this month! It will also be replacing the US edition in Australia, New Zealand, and other places tha…
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Hello! I wrote an op-ed for the New York Times (my first time writing there instead of being quoted!), from the perspective of 200 years in the future …
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Hello! There’s going to be an official UK edition of BECAUSE INTERNET! It’ll have a slightly different cover and subtitle, and will be coming out on Oc…
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