Babel Number 45 (Winter 2023)

Babel No45 (Winter 2023) Articles Alice in Green-land Katie Wales investigates the rhetoric of rubbishThe relentless language of superiority and comparison Crispin Thurlow dissects the symbolic power of ‘elite’ and ‘premium’Bringing historical linguistics into the...

Babel Number 44 (Autumn 2023)

Babel No44 (Autumn 2023) Articles The language of the gods David Voisin explores the etymology of contemporary words through the gods of antiquityNames of fish Chris McCully looks at names for the occupants of British and Irish freshwatersSaving little sis Judit Vari...

Babel Number 43 (June 2023)

Babel No43 (June 2023) Articles Citizen science for language Eloise Kadlecek on the importance of citizen scientists in new linguistic researchFear not our robot overlords Peter Stockwell considers what the literary-linguistics of science fiction can tell us about...

Babel Number 42 (February 2023)

Babel No42 (February 2023) Articles Made-up languages and the limits of the human mind Michelle Sheehan on what we can learn through artificial language experiments Shifting voices in Dungeons & Dragons Joseph Wilson and Adam Axbey look at the linguistic...

Babel Number 41 (November 2022)

Babel No41 (November 2022) Articles Interview with the editors Lesley Jeffries and Dan McIntyre on 10 years of Babel Metaphors we learn by Kim Pager-McClymont and Evangelina Papathanasiou on using metaphors in Academic English teaching Number Rania Adnan Aziz on what...

Babel Number 40 (August 2022)

Babel No40 (August 2022) Articles The rather unusual linguistic landscape of Norway Simone Bacchini explores the complex linguistic history of NorwayBreathing a sign of relief Graham H Tuner asks what a new Act of Parliament will do for British Sign Language“Oat milk...