Debunking the myth of the male polyglot
A search for women with amazing linguistic powers
Endangered alphabets
Exploring the world’s endangered alphabets
Language, ideology and conflict
How language can create or solve conflicts

What’s wrong with English spelling?
The complexities of English spelling

When language goes wrong
How communication disorders may be less ‘disordered’ than you think

Regular features
Ask a linguist
Where is English spoken the least?

Language games
Take the endangered alphabets quiz!
Language in the news
Anachronisms in period dramas
French ban on ‘hashtag’

Languages of the world

The linguistic lexicon
Babel brings you the letter C

Lives in language
Corpus linguist John Sinclair

Meet the professionals
Dialect coach Brendan Gunn

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Languages of the world map

Nigel Armstrong’s Translation, Linguistics, Culture
Trace Baker’s Speaking of Murder