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For linguistics in monthly audio chats, listen to me on Lingthusiasm, a podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics! lingthusiasm.com

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Bonus 48 of @lingthusiasm

Q&A about naming dogs, modifying English, linguistics research, and more t.co/Qe2ZFjwLxt

📹 History of Swear Words is a newish Netflix series featuring some familiar lingcomm names, including Nicole Holliday, Kory Stamper, and Anne Charity Hudley.  t.co/igpRbzsJiV

A Teach Yourself Linguistics Linkfest from Mutual Intelligibility - A long list of free internet resources from @mutualintellig t.co/QHDJXtBJQx

Writing Systems

The final episode of @TheCrashCourse Linguistics

All societies have spoken or signed language, but not all languages have a written form. t.co/TNd3B8Wn6Z

“Lauren: A slightly fancier test, but one that I think shows how complicated our presupposed knowledge is, is something that’s called “projecting” in the literature, which I'm going to demonstrate with an example from Pride and Prejudice" t.co/QxhVLMK5fQ

Superlinguo 2020 in review - superlinguo: 2020 felt like a year of lurching from one chaotic moment to another. Particular low-lights included attempting to teach with a toddler underfoot, and that small matter of a global pandemic. Putting... t.co/cfXWbDbJnk

Computational Linguistics: @TheCrashCourse Linguistics #15

Computers are pretty great, and we use them for different language tasks every day. But teaching computers to understand language is surprisingly difficult! t.co/FbDgV10CQX

I’m honoured to have received the Linguistic Society of America’s Language, Linguistics, and the Public Award this year!

Here is the (lightly edited) text of the acceptance speech which I gave on January 13, 2021 at the virtual awards ceremony... t.co/OnJSkHlddG

Linguistics Jobs: Interview with a Metadata Specialist and Genealogist @ManleyMallory on @superlinguo t.co/KpjwamyWRD

World Languages: @TheCrashCourse Linguistics #14 on the complicated question of how many languages there are in the world t.co/C1tkpkwNxg

“Gretchen: What I really like about determiners is that they’re these tiny little words, and they can really drastically change the course of a story you’re talking about, just by influencing the perspective that you have with it” t.co/K3ysFsehBr

The annual meeting is a big linguistics conference which is happening online this year, meaning it's much easier (and cheaper!) to attend! t.co/N6uYgqGKg6

This is the English word I want to get tattooed on my wrist. It means “to keep breathing even though the water rises all around you.” t.co/aGNaejysrO

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