Babel Number 34 (February 2021)

Babel No34 (February 2021) Features The acquisition of kinship Michelle Pascoe on what it means to become a ‘mother’ Is Cockney dead? Amanda Cole investigates who can be called a Cockney, and what their accent sounds like Surveillance as a marker of...

Babel Number 33 (November 2020)

Babel No33 (November 2020) Articles Bringing the outside in – The Bringing the Outside In team discuss language-in-education policies in Botswana, Tanzania and Zambia. Word association – Peter Thwaites on what word association can tell us about how language is...

Babel No32 (August 2020)

Babel No32 (August 2020) Articles Mining and the MOUTH vowel – Tom Devlin on deindustrialisation and sound change.Linguists at the Movies – the team behind @LinguistsMovies on language at the cinema.Minimal English – Boudjemaa Dendenne on how a lingua franca could...

Babel No31 (May 2020)

Babel No31 (May 2020) Articles
 The multiple benefits of making predictions in linguistics – Timotheus A. Bodt and Johann-Mattis List provide evidence for the regularity of sound changeWhat’s in a proper name? – Lieven Vandelanotte on whether proper names...

Babel No30 (February 2020)

Babel No30 (February 2020) Articles Interview with Jean Berko Gleason – Babel Editorial Assistant Matthew Butler speaks to Jean Berko Gleason ahead of her Babel Lecture in June You say potato – Ella Jeffries talks about her work exploring children’s awareness of...