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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)
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    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)
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    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 No6 (February 2014)
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    Bringing up bilingual children
    The advantages of growing up with more than one language
    Militancy or manipulation?
    The demonisation of trade unions in the UK press
    The US foreign language deficit
    The effect of globalisation on language competence in the US
    Women in rap music
    Do female performers have feminist intentions?
    Wordsmiths and warriors
    David Crystal on his new book for the ‘English-language tourist’

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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)
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    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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