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My newsletter for May 2020: retronyms, schwa, Language Files videos, and my 8th blogiversary t.co/PDNV0WogKX

Greek alphabet: *looks over at exam paper of Phoenician alphabet*
Latin alphabet: *looks over at exam paper of Greek alphabet* t.co/o4GYhsr5Ah

Tones, drums, and whistles - linguistics and music

Bonus episode #41 of @lingthusiasm t.co/eEt2UOcNEt

68:Hazard:Cold is a short story by @JanelleCShane which does interesting things with the language of the main character, who’s a robot t.co/lhhI19hUXz

A talk from Kelly Wright @raciolinguistic about raciolinguistic profiling, as part of a virtual speaker series at the University of Kent t.co/Y0Jzl9DGpL

Blogosphera is naturally 1st declension (the medieval form form of blogosphaera, from the Greek βλωγοσφαῖρα) t.co/hzZx8AdOJn

A linguistic perspective: The harmful effects of responding 'All lives matter' to 'Black lives matter' t.co/h1N13jXhP1

Handy reference images for telling the differences between various languages that use the Arabic script t.co/AxDZAnYMFn

“oh we shouldn’t teach all children a signed language, it will only come in handy if they [checks notes] ever have to talk in a situation where it’s noisy or they need to be quiet” t.co/IZ6s44JYgt

Tracing languages back before recorded history

Episode 45 of @Lingthusiasm is about proto-languages!
t.co/VXwdDQI6fc

“According to a regularly updated list maintained by the Endangered Languages Project, Covid information has been created in over 500 languages and counting" t.co/d1NDZQ24ff

Linguistics Jobs: Interview with a Dance Instructor and Stay-at-Home Mom from @superlinguo t.co/IXyG7q7z4X

A Missouri woman asked Merriam-Webster to update its definition of racism and now officials will change it - CNN t.co/7UaGrO2vfd

6 Resource Guides for teaching or self-teaching linguistics from @mutualintellig t.co/Yt9KnjThQp

Appreciation post for Tamari Jenkins (left) & Dr. Krishauna Hines-Gaither (right), who co-founded the African-American Linguistics network (AAL) in 2004 t.co/DBduLQ3pbJ

How do you sign ‘Black Lives Matter’ in ASL? For black deaf Angelenos, it’s complicated (by @sic_sonja) t.co/OO9dP5uGEj

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