Babel No27 (May 2019)

Babel No27 (May 2019)ArticlesInterview with David Crystal – Vanja Karanovic interviews Babel’s Linguistic Consultant on the latest edition of his encyclopedia and his careerThe language of pick-up artists – Sofia Rüdiger and Daria Dayter investigate the...

Babel No26 (February 2019)

Babel No26 (February 2019)ArticlesFundamentally flawed words – Frederick Hale on the origins and semantic history of ‘fundamentalism’Tetun in Timor – Catharina Williams-van Klinken on the rise of a small local language in East TimorThe Changing face of English...

Babel No25 (November 2018)

Babel No25 (November 2018)ArticlesLanguage and Nationalism – Kiana Rezakhanlou looks at the relationship between language and the idea of nationhoodFrom Cookie to Boss – Claudia Bensi explores how Dutch influenced US language and societyLinguistic X-men – Hannah...

Babel No24 (August 2018)

Babel No24 (August 2018)ArticlesEverything You Wanted to Know about Film Translation Formats – Beata Podwysocka on subtitles, dubbing and voice-overAfrikaans in Patagonia – Nicholas Henriksen explores the linguistic traits of a bilingual South African communityThe...

Babel No23 (May 2018)

Babel No23 (May 2018)ArticlesAround the World in a Loanword – Andreea S Calude on why we borrow words from other languagesThe Mystery of the Missing Prepositions – Laura R Bailey investigates different uses of ‘because’Can a Game of...

Sampler issue

Articles Sweet bully BottomSome unusual Shakespearean usagesThe US foreign language deficitA look at the state of language-learning in AmericaThe art of KonglishA guide to the fusion of English and KoreanRegular featuresAsk a linguistWhy is the letter ‘X’...