Babel No37 (November 2021)

Babel No37 (November 2021) Articles Tracking the dance of the tongue using ultrasound imaging Sam Kirkham and Patrycja Strycharczuk explain the uses of ultrasound imaging for linguistics’Is it muggy or is it just me?’ Daniel Strogen discusses reality TV...

Babel Number 36 (August 2021)

Babel No36 (August 2021) Articles The mistakes that we deny that we make them Eva Wittenberg and Adam Morgan on what makes people say words they don’t like saying The egocentric trappings of a pronoun Sandrine Sorlin asks ‘Who is you?’ Subtitling...

Babel Number 35 (May 2021)

Babel No35 (May 2021) Features The ENACT Web App The makers of a new app for language-learning on picking up a language through culture The Art of Making a Good Impression Tony Lapidus on life as an impressionist Small words, big expressions Mel Evans on the...

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...

Babel No29 (November 2019)

Babel No29 (November 2019) Articles Ecolingusitics – Josh Coombs looks at how discourse analysis can help us save the planet
People versus machines? – Vanessa Hu looks at the advantages and disadvantages of a new age of translationA brief history of cant...

Babel No28 (August 2019)

Babel No28 (August 2019) ArticlesPoliteness in Tudor England – Irene Flack on what we can learn from Thomas Cromwell’s letters‘Feminism’ in the news – Matthew Evans investigates definitions of ‘feminism’ and how they might affect our viewsLinguacuisine – Learning...