Fun

Linguistic research isn't all collecting and analysing data, writing papers, and teaching. Don't get me wrong - all those things are awesome. But there's sometimes stuff that is more transparently fun (and yet still related to all that academic things). Some of these are my own creation, but most are things I have found. Check it out ...

My own
Others'
  • Phonation Mode quiz. Find out which phonation mode best matches your personality!
  • Speculative Grammarian. For those who want a deep, deep dive into linguistic in-jokes.
  • The Lexicon Valley podcast, which is a well-crafted and entertaining look at serious questions of language.
  • The Grammar Girl podcast and blog: a wonderful example of prescriptivism done well.
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