The day of the cyborg
Jonathan Downie wonders if computers will take over translation
Is there is a linguistic glass ceiling in the boardroom?

William Labov and Gillian Sankoff

Language as patchwork quilt, mirror or mongrel?
Why is the anthem for the new Dutch king so controversial?

Research that inspired me
A look at the work of Jean Berko

The wonderful world of code-switching
The weird and wonderful world of linguistic mashups

Regular features
Ask a linguist
Why does Armenian have its own branch in the Indo-European family tree?

Language games
How’s your Denglisch?

Language in the news
J.K. Rowling is mystery author
Why ice cream sounds fat

Languages of the world
The Nepalese language Yolmo

The linguistic lexicon
Babel brings you the letter E

Lives in language
The linguist and polymath Gottfried Wilhelm von Liebniz

Meet the professionals
Speech and language therapist Rebecca Levings

Pull-out poster
A visual guide to the speech articulators

J.P. Davidson’s Planet Word
Mark Forsyth’s The Horologicon