Linguist Nicole Holliday and Wall Street Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer discuss the ways language is changing, talk to scholars and writers, and set and solve word puzzles.
Taking a Trip Down Language Lane
Dialects vs. Languages
New Siri. Who’s This?
“Who Dey” vs. “Who Dat”
Capital Language From Kyiv to Washington, D.C.
The Making of Wordle
The Year of the “Vaxx”
Choosing Your Voice
Cracking the Omicron Code
Taylor Swift’s “F— the Patriarchy”
Interrupting to Show We Care
The Millennial Language Cheat Code
Squid Game in Translation
The Wide World of Language Diversity
How the Grid Kid Became King of the Online Spelling Bee
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TikTok Language Rabbit Hole
Taking Home the Gold in Language
They Might Be Linguists