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 17th April
Back-and-forths beat sheer word volume for child language learning. Why?
Wednesday 11th April
Are you looking after your larynx?
Tuesday 3rd April
We’ll bet you can’t tell your Britishisms from your Americanisms.
Tuesday 13th March
That study about language looks interesting. Can you trust the results?
Tuesday 6th March
You might think numbers are straightforward, but don’t count on it.
Wednesday 28th February
Grammar Day is coming up. How do you feel about that?
Tuesday 20th February
How do we keep mother languages alive?
Wednesday 14th February
How does climate work its way into language?