Daniel Midgley is the resident linguist of RTRfm, so he’s the go-to guy when people ask “Is go-to a word?” He teaches linguistics at Edith Cowan University and the University of Western Australia. He likes language history, language technology, and making up plausible words in Scrabble. He can beat anyone in Letterpress.
Tuesday 28th November
What will be our Word of the Week of the Year?
Wednesday 22nd November
The sign language glove is an idea whose time has come! Or has it?
Wednesday 15th November
Just how linguistic is neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP?
Tuesday 31st October
Are you stuck for what to go as for Halloween? AI to the rescue!
Wednesday 25th October
Can you spot deception better than a computer?
Wednesday 11th October
When companies wish you wouldn’t use their trademark names.
Wednesday 4th October
How do creole languages arise? A response to a new and controversial paper.