Tag Archives: linguistics

A Guide to Berlinerisch

Ian Farrell explores the origins and development of Berlinerisch – and shows us how to speak ‘like a local’… This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Slow Travel Berlin. The full version can be found here. Moving … Continue reading

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The language of comics

I thought I’d do something different this week. Over the past year or so, I have used this blog mainly as a platform from which to spout my pontifications on language, and how our choices in it affect and are … Continue reading

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The trouble with language

I am a language fiend. I have nightmares about incorrect apostrophes. I enjoy wrestling with (and using the term) semantics, and will interrupt people mid-sentence to praise them on the use of a good word. In short, I find language … Continue reading

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