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Ozwords For the dinkum oil on Australian English. A blog from the Australian National Dictionary Centre, a joint Australian National University and Oxford University Press project.
Australian National Dictionary Centre
All Things Linguistic is a daily linguistics clog by Gretchen McCulloch.
Superlinguo - A blog about language and linguistics by Lauren Gawne.
Lexical Items - A blog about words
Everyday Linguistic Anthropology
The Lousy Linguist (California, USA)
Language: A feminist guide This is a feminist blog about language (in fact, mostly the English language), written by a feminist who’s also a linguist. In this space I’ll try to address some frequently asked questions, debunk some common myths, and ponder some of the linguistic dilemmas confronting feminists in the 21st century.
Listen to these podcasts
Lingthusiasm (Subscribe on Soundcloud or just listen)
The World in Words
Word for Word (Macquarie Dictionary Australia)
The Aussie English Podcast
That's what they say (Michigan Radio)
Talk the Talk podcast - a weekly show about linguistics, the science of language (Perth, Australia)
The Expressionists - a podcast about idioms
We're down with you being - or 'your being' - a square (Merriam Webster)
Different aspects of English language and grammar, for example;
Understanding the usage of facetious with proper examples
Facetious vs sarcastic
Explanation of complex sentences
Euphemisms - examples
Prescriptivist Edition" from Ayres's The Verbalist 1896:
Articles about language
Plonk: A language lover's guide to Australian drinking (The Conversation, July 2017)
Up a wombat's freckle by Barry Humphries (The Times Literary Supplement, June 2017)
"I want the word 'gay' back": Bob Katter (The Australian, August 2017) Note: There are close to 30 different senses of 'gay' in the Oxford English Dictionary. 'Gay' meaning homosexual is recorded from the 1920s (Ozwords on Twitter)
The 300-year history of using 'literally' figuratively
The story of "sic"
Google Translate adds gender stereotypes when translating from Turkish
Examples of resumptive pronouns
Could language revival cure diabetes? (NITV)
What happens if you're genderqueer but your native language is gendered? (Erin Crouch, Medium, 8 September 2017)
Does poor spelling really mean Donald Trump isn't fit to be president? (The Conversation, 12 September 2017)
Linguistics professor dissects language to unlearn truth. (The University of Sydney, 11 September 2017)
Why do sign language interpreters look so animated? (Akira Okrent, 1 November 2012)
Have you heard the story of the man who was killed by the definite article? (JStor Daily)
Why linguists watched the same season of 'Big Brother' for 6 years. (Motherboard, 7 September 2017)
Defining marriage (Superlingo blog, 18 September 2017)