Anything you say may be given in evidence
A look at the work of forensic speech scientists

Circles of English
How English norms are shifting

How to speak Venusian
The problems of intergalactic communication

Politeness in Chinese
Is Chinese politeness really different to in the West?

Regular features
Language games
How quickly can you pick up Abma?

Language in the news
The passing of the Queen’s English Society
English in the primary curriculum

The linguistic lexicon
Babel brings you the letter A

Lives in language
Philosopher of language H. Paul Grice

Philip Gooden’s The Story of English
Susie Dent’s How to Talk Like a Local