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.
5th December 2018
What happens to language on a remote island?
27th November 2018
Metaphors are powerful. But what happens when you mix them?
21st November 2018
Language could be influenced by non-linguistic things.
13th November 2018
Language refuses to be tamed, and that is good.
6th November 2018
Are those words related, borrowed, or just randomly alike? The answer could have historic significance.
30th October 2018
Words so nice, you say them twice.
16th October 2018
Some great questions in the Mailbag this time.
10th October 2018
Using cognitive science to look at swearing‽ That would be… really great, thanks.
2nd October 2018
Do you know where your data is?