linguist

2.5.17

This Is Why You Probably Hate Slam Poetry, According to a Linguistic Scholar

It’s called “slam voice” and apparently most poets hate it too.

4.8.16

We Asked a Linguist Why Alex Turner Now Sounds Like an Old Cowboy

Alex Turner's voice now sounds like Sean Bean doing a Bill Clinton impression at gun point first thing in the morning. We wanted to know why.

4.9.15

​Forensic Linguists Use Spelling Mistakes to Help Convict Criminals

We talked to one of them about how a text message can give away a murderer.