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 19th June
How do you construct words for a living language?
Tuesday 12th June
Linguistics papers about Pokémon? Gotta catch ’em all!
Tuesday 5th June
Dictionaries don’t just write themselves, you know.
Wednesday 30th May
What is the meaning of um? We make hesitation noises and tiny pauses in conversation all […]
Thursday 24th May
Linguistics, live in the pub.
Tuesday 8th May
How do we draw on students’ language experience?