http://blog.linguisten.de/post/96361249840/several-new-papers-out-from-the-evolution-of

linguisten:

Several new papers out from the Evolution of Semantic Systems Project

30 Min.

Vejdemo &al: “Two kinds of pink: development and difference in Germanic colour semantics”

"This guy who stands around talking about etymology at parties, that’s me."

Daniel Radcliffe (source)

(Source: estando, via linguisticsyall)

angrypolak:

The concept of “Proper English” is prescriptivist, racist, ethnocentric, classist and ableist as shit

(Source: beowulfstits-archive, via ablogofpurplesummer)

princewenyuan:

the funniest thing is that the tattoo actually reads “part of an asshole race”

(Source: prettylittlekeegan, via nonsenseisnonsense)

thesecoldstars:

In Britain, we don’t say “I hate you” we say “you’ve got your own freezer”, and I think that’s disgusting.

davidtennantphotos:

Some inspiration from DT (x)

I have never reblogged a gifset on this blog or anything but I think this is important and everyone needs to see it bye

(Source: was-sammyheughan, via little-momo-27)

caledscratch:

3000—21:

oswinses:

enjorlaas:

skuboglesby:

bilingual my ass. you’re either heterolingual or homolingual

#you’re not bilingual  #you’re confused  #stop being greedy   

#it’s just a phase #you’ll meet a nice language and settle down

#the bible says adam and eve #not hebrew and cantonese

(via nonsenseisnonsense)

Top Schools for Linguistics

justlingthings:

Here’s a really lazy post about the top (mostly US and UK) schools for linguistics (not in order):

-UCLA

-Berkeley (does a lot of descriptive work, especially with American Indigenous languages)

-Oregon (also descriptive)

-Hawaii (also descriptive, you can tell what I plan to study)

-MIT (I’m…

Newcastle…