Links tagged with “linguistics”
All Things Linguistic
A blog about linguistics, by Gretchen McCulloch, focusing on the net and space and that kind of thing. Loads of fascinating posts. (via Ask MeFi)
L-vocalization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A couple of times I’ve tried to find the term for this (pronouncing an ‘l’ in a word a bit more like ‘w’), and failed. Now I’ve got it.
Joshua Foer: John Quijada and Ithkuil, the Language He Invented : The New Yorker
(December 2012) This is mostly an interesting look at invented languages and one in particular. And there’s quite a sudden unexpected turn towards the end. A good read.
More listenable accents and dialects, British, old and new, from the British Library.
Automatic writing | eG weekly | EducationGuardian.co.uk
Fascinating. Philip M Parker can generate a book automatically when someone orders it. I stumbled across one for sale on Amazon. (via Haddock)