Babel No25 (November 2018)

Babel No25 (November 2018)ArticlesLanguage and Nationalism – Kiana Rezakhanlou looks at the relationship between language and the idea of nationhoodFrom Cookie to Boss – Claudia Bensi explores how Dutch influenced US language and societyLinguistic X-men – Hannah...

Babel No24 (August 2018)

Babel No24 (August 2018)ArticlesEverything You Wanted to Know about Film Translation Formats – Beata Podwysocka on subtitles, dubbing and voice-overAfrikaans in Patagonia – Nicholas Henriksen explores the linguistic traits of a bilingual South African communityThe...

Babel No23 (May 2018)

Babel No23 (May 2018)ArticlesAround the World in a Loanword – Andreea S Calude on why we borrow words from other languagesThe Mystery of the Missing Prepositions – Laura R Bailey investigates different uses of ‘because’Can a Game of...

Babel No1 (2012) Digital

Babel No1 (2012) Articles Anything You Say May Be Given in Evidence – Peter French and Louisa Stevens describe the work of forensic speech scientists Circles of English – Marcus Bridle looks at how English norms are shifting as the language continues to spread How to...

Sampler issue

Articles Sweet bully BottomSome unusual Shakespearean usagesThe US foreign language deficitA look at the state of language-learning in AmericaThe art of KonglishA guide to the fusion of English and KoreanRegular featuresAsk a linguistWhy is the letter ‘X’...