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  • Babel - Issue 24

    Babel - Issue 24

    Babel No24 (August 2018)
    Articles
    Everything You Wanted to Know about Film Translation Formats – Beata Podwysocka on subtitles, dubbing and voice-over
    Afrikaans in Patagonia – Nicholas Henriksen explores the linguistic traits of a bilingual South African community
    The Talking Dead – Hannah Little on what zombies can teach us about language
    Analysing the Languages of the Stars – Dick Hudson and Neil Sheldon discuss a modern answer to the Babel myth
    Language aptitude – Thomas Wagner discusses myths and realities around the concept of language aptitude

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  • Babel - Issue 23

    Babel - Issue 23

    Babel No23 (May 2018)
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    Around the World in a Loanword - Andreea S Calude on why we borrow words from other languages
    The Mystery of the Missing Prepositions - Laura R Bailey investigates different uses of 'because'
    Can a Game of 'Vocal' Charades Act Out the Origins of Language? - Marcus Perlman on an experimental approach to exploring how our ancestors created the first words
    Babel-on 5 - Hannah Little looks at the language of aliens

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  • Babel - Issue 22

    Babel - Issue 22

    Babel No22 (February 2018)
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    I'd Know that Laugh Anywhere - Elliott Land discusses his stuy of naive speaker identification
    South African English - Frederick Hale examines a widely influenced and widely influential variety of English
    One Does Not Simply... - Lieven Vandelanotte thinks internet memes are more than a silly pastime
    British Teachers and Linguistic Homelessness - Alex Baratta on the practice of accent modification among British teacher trainees

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  • Babel - Issue 21

    Babel - Issue 21

    Babel No21 (November 2017)
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    Being Bilingual in America - Abhishek Dedhe looks at the tough language choices facing immigrant parents in the US
    Wars on Language - Dong Hyun Kang on forgotten tales of language change
    Babelfish Isn't Coming Anytime Soon - Jonathan Downie on translation earbuds
    Automatic Paraphrasing - Vered Shwartz on how computers can be taught to overcome language variability
    Spelling Reform - Ahmad Alharthi looks at attempts to change the way we spell

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  • Babel - Issue 20

    Babel - Issue 20

    Babel No20 (August 2017)
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    Language: Its Forms and Functions - Simone Bacchini introduces Systemic Functional Linguistics
    The Limits of Machine Translation - Inderjeet Mani on the challenges of machine translation
    Looking for Language in the Brain - Patrick C. Trettenbrein offers a round-up of research into language and the brain
    Why Does Everyone in Star Wars Speak English? - Philip Seargeant looks at the different ways in which sci-fi writers have created alien languages

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  • Babel - Issue 19

    Babel - Issue 19

    Babel No19 (May 2017)
    Articles
    The Poetics of Hamilton - Jennifer Harding on figurative language in the hit Broadway show
    Keep Calm and Use an Adverb - Paul Baker asks whether we still really love the gradable adverb
    I Want to Speak American - Jette Hansen Edwards investigates American English in Hong Kong
    What the F***? - Erica Gold and Dan McIntyre explore the relationship between sound and meaning in a famous scene from The Wire
    Nadsat - Benet Vincent identifies the distinctive features of A Clockwork Orange's teen argot
    Guise and Gullibility - Dominic Watt considers the light and dark sides of vocal impersonation

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  • Babel - Issue 18

    Babel - Issue 18

    Babel No18 (February 2017)
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    Encountering Conlangs - Deak Kirkham investigates the intriguing phenomenon of constructed languages
    Reign of the Grass-mud Horse - Susanna Wickes looks at strategies for evading censorship on the Chinese internet
    Opportunity vs. Identity - Jon Reyhner looks at the negative effects of assimilationist educational efforts that sought to ‘civilise’
    The Case of Double Negation - Naomi Gradwell on the history of a linguistic bugbear

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  • Babel - Issue 17

    Babel - Issue 17

    Babel No17 (November 2016)
    Articles
    Romansch - Emma Jewell discusses the history and culture of Romansch
    The Frog Stories - Jane Lugea on the ‘frog story’ methodology
    Life in Death - James Akka looks at three stories of language birth
    Why Do We Love Comic Characters? - Agnes Marszalek explores the language of narrative comedy
    Metaphors the Market Lives By? - Maria Muelas Gil explores the language of English and Spanish news reports

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  • Babel - Issue 16

    Babel - Issue 16

    Babel No16 (August 2016)
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    Rediscovering Saussure - William J. Carrasco on revisiting Saussure's work
    The Inside Story of Variationist Sociolinguistics - Sali A. Tagliamonte tells the story of VSLX
    The Other Saussure - Javier Alcalde on Saussure's relationship with his brother, Rene
    Great Minds Think Slightly Differently - Hillary Waterman on the similarities and differences between the ideas of de Saussure and the logician Charles Sanders Pierce
    What's in a Word? - Malcolm Hebron on the difference between 'migrant' and 'refugee'

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  • Babel - Issue 15

    Babel - Issue 15

    Babel No15 (May 2016)
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    The Future of English - Simon Horobin on how English might look in the future
    Who Did What to Whom? - Vikki Janke on new research into the language skills of children with autism spectrum disorder
    Metaphor Interpretation - Andreas Musollf on how metaphors translate across cultures
    We Speak Turkish - Anne Schluter on the impact of dining room language policies in Istanbul
    Second Language Accent Acquisition - Ksenia Gnevsheva and Kevin Watson look at whether second language speakers can 'pass' as natives

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  • Babel - Issue 14

    Babel - Issue 14

    Babel No14 (February 2016)
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    Anyone for Menace? - Dominic Watt, Sarah Jelly, James Tompkinson and Katherine Weinberg investigate intimidating speech patterns
    Changing the Debate - Deborah Cameron and Sylvia Shaw examine women party leaders' language
    Political Conflict as a Catalyst for Language Change - William Cotter discusses Palestinian Arabic
    You Are Here - Andrea Macrae introduces deixis

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  • Babel - Issue 13

    Babel - Issue 13

    Babel No13 (November 2015)
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    The Combinatorial Structure of English Hannah Little on the theremin and English
    The Language Debate - Monique Flecken and Geoffrey Pullum debate whether language shapes how we think
    Lebanon's Language Dilemma - Jonathan Lahdo analyses a sociolinguistic evolution in Lebanon
    Linguistic Creativity in Young Multilinguals - Robert Sharples on inventive language users
    Twerking Sheep - Ollie Sayeed uses spoonerisms to show how language is represented in the mind

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  • Babel - Issue 12

    Babel - Issue 12

    Babel No12 (August 2015)
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    British and American English - Jeremy Butterfield investigates how British and American English differ
    The Early BBC on the Question of Pronunciation - Jurg Schwyter describes the BBC's attempts to prescribe how English should be spoken
    Description Vs. Prescription - Dan McIntyre on attitudes to how language is used
    Talking Robots - Georgina Brown looks at Speech Technology applications
    What's in a Name? - Sarah Chevalier explores the associations attached to given names

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  • Babel - Issue 11

    Babel - Issue 11

    Babel No11 (May 2015)
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    Bilingualism and Emotions - Ania Marchwiak provides a bilingual's perspective on how we express emotions in Polish and English
    Hebny and Abu - David Lewiston Sharpe on similarities between English and Egyptian
    Metaphors and Cancer - Elena Semino discusses her experiences in researching metaphors for cancer
    Romanesco - Martin Bennett provides a rough guide to Rome's most heard words
    When Size Matters - Naomi S. Baron explores why text length matters on-screen

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  • Babel - Issue 10

    Babel - Issue 10

    Babel No10 (February 2015)
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    Being Creative with Negation - Lisa Nahajec on creativity with negation in English
    New Chinglish - Li Wei describes a variety of English being reclaimed in China
    New Technologies and Language Learning - Billy Brick surveys new technologies changing autonomous language learning
    Place Names and Language - Carole Hough introduces the study of place names
    Should We Make the Glottal Stop? - Dominic Watt on attitudes towards a reviled and revered speech sound

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  • Babel - Issue 9

    Babel - Issue 9

    Babel No9 (November 2014)
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    Childhood in Three Languages - Sarah Chevalier investigates multilingual language acquisition
    English Language in Australian Schools - Ella Hopkins on a revival in English language teaching
    The Four-year-old Linguist - Rhonwen Shaw looks at children's language skills and knowledge
    The Great Phonics Debate - Jack Thirlby and Matt Davies investigate systematic synthetic phonics
    Target: Accent - Justyna Kozyra-Bober investigates mastering a new accent
    Youth Activism in Language Preservation - Chase Garcia and An Nguyen describe work that raises awareness for endangered and minority languages

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  • Babel - Issue 8

    Babel - Issue 8

    Babel No8 (August 2014)
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    The Art of Konglish - Niamh Mulholland on a fusion of English and Korean
    Borrowed words in everyday English - Philip Durkin on how the UK owes more than just money
    Dialect Hunting by Caravan - An extract from Stanley Ellis's classic fieldwork
    First Words - Martin Edwardes explores what makes humans different from animals
    Fish People - Hillary Waterman on Jean Jackson's research on language among the riverine Bara community
    Ha! Gayyyy! - Noortje de Weers on the history of the word 'gay'

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  • Babel - Issue 7

    Babel - Issue 7

    Babel No7 (May 2014)
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    A Battle Not the War - Tom Ruette on The Linguistic War of the 1960s
    Fingallian - Conor Pyle investigates the case of the disappearing dialect
    Resistance is Futile - Monika Bednarek on the language of television series
    Sweet Bully Bottom - Keith Johnson explores some unusual Shakespearean usages
    The Tongue that Shakespeare Really Spoke - David Crystal on original pronunciation

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  • Babel - Issue 6

    Babel - Issue 6

    Babel No5 (November 2013)
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    The Day of the Cyborg - Jonathan Downie wonders if computers will take over translation
    Double-voicing - Judith Baxter asks whether there is a linguistic glass ceiling in the boardroom
    Interview - William Labov and Gillian Sankoff
    Language as Patchwork Quilt, Mirror or Mongrel? - Noortje de Weers on the controversial anthem for the new Dutch king
    Research that Inspired Me - Lesley Jeffries on the work of Jean Berko
    The Wonderful World of Code-Switching - Penelope Gardner-Chloros explores linguistic mashups

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  • Babel - Issue 5

    Babel - Issue 5

    Babel No5 (November 2013)
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    The Day of the Cyborg - Jonathan Downie wonders if computers will take over translation
    Double-voicing - Judith Baxter asks whether there is a linguistic glass ceiling in the boardroom
    Interview - William Labov and Gillian Sankoff
    Language as Patchwork Quilt, Mirror or Mongrel? - Noortje de Weers on the controversial anthem for the new Dutch king
    Research that Inspired Me - Lesley Jeffries on the work of Jean Berko
    The Wonderful World of Code-Switching - Penelope Gardner-Chloros explores linguistic mashup

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  • Babel - Issue 4

    Babel - Issue 4

    Babel No4 (August 2013)
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    Alice in Ego-land - Katie Wales explores the rhetoric of inanimate objects that talk
    Animal Language - Martin Edwardes talks to the animals
    British Sign Language - Kateryna Pavlyuk argues that BSL is in no way inferior to spoken language
    Losing Language - Jurg Schwyter discusses how he recovered his language abilities after a stroke
    The 'Scientific' Language of Beauty Advertisements - Helen Ringrow questions the science behind the language of beauty advertising

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  • Babel - Issue 3

    Babel - Issue 3

    Babel No3 (May 2013)
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    Debunking the Myth of the Male Polyglot - Anjali Panday goes in search of women with amazing linguistic powers
    Endangered Alphabets - Tim Brookes describes his work on the world's endangered alphabets
    Language, Ideology and Conflict - Lesley Jeffries on how language can create or solve conflicts
    What's Wrong with English Spelling? - Simon Horobin on the complexities of English spelling
    When Language Goes Wrong - Mick Perkins on how communication disorders may be less 'disordered' than you think

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  • Babel - Issue 2

    Babel - Issue 2

    Babel Issue 2 Babel No2 (February 2013)
    Articles
    Kyanising, Kestos and Vassarettes - Laura Wright uncovers the stories behind famous brand names
    Language as Headache - Dick Hudson and Louis Blois explain how to think like a linguist
    Our Survey Says... - Matt Evans discusses research into the meaning of feminism
    Polari - Paul Baker examines the lost-and-found language of gay men
    Read All About It! - Dan McIntyre and Brian Walker investigate Early Modern English news
    Return to Sender - Peter Trudgill examines the impact of exotic Americanisms on British youth

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