Alice in Ego-land
The rhetoric of inanimate objects that talk
Animal language
Can animals really talk to humans?
British Sign Language
Why BSL is in no way inferior to spoken language

Losing language
Recovering language abilities after a stroke

The ‘scientific’ language of beauty advertisements
How scientific is the language of beauty advertising?

Regular features
Ask a linguist
‘In hospital’ or ‘In the hospital?’
Language games
How quickly can you get to grips with Ulwa possessives?
Language in the news
US dialect maps go viral
Researchers identify 15,000-year-old ‘ultraconserved’ words

Languages of the world
The West African language Bamanan

The linguistic lexicon
Babel brings you the letter D

Lives in language
Sociolinguist John J. Gumperz

Meet the professionals
Language developer David J. Peterson

Pull-out poster
The International Phonetic Alphabet

Jack Lynch’s The Lexicographer’s Dilemma
Sam Leith’s You Talkin’ to Me?