Sociolinguistics
Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used, and the effects of language...
Trump handed Merkel $374B NATO bill during talks -- report | Fox News
President Trump reportedly handed Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill of approximately $400 billion for money Germany allegedly owes NATO during their White House meeting earlier this month, accor...
Records: Soros Fund Execs Funded Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John McCain, John Kasich, Lindsey Graham in 2016 - Breitbart
Records: Soros Fund Execs Funded Paul Ryan, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John McCain, John Kasich, Lindsey Graham in 2016
Report: Steve Bannon Says American Health Care Act 'Written by the Insurance Industry'
Gabriel Sherman writes that Steve Bannon has privately expressed concern that the AHCA betrays Donald Trump's populist supporters.
Tucker Carlson : Proposed Law Cuts Aid To 23 Countries Not Accepting Their Criminal Illegal Aliens Back.
The law, proposed by Rep. Brian Babin, R-Texas, would cut aid and travel visa privileges to countries refusing to take back their illegal immigrant criminals...
Obama's final year: US spent $36 million in records lawsuits
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration in its final year in office spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over federal records under the Freedom of Information A...
China does not want to see trade war with U.S.: Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.
Female politician proposes law to fine men $100 for masturbating as 'act against an unborn child'
A Texas politician has filed legislation that would see men fined $100 (£82) for masturbating unless they are doing it in a sanctioned session at a hospital or clinic. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, crea...
Erdogan lashes out at Netherlands for barring minister
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the Dutch government of being "Nazi remnants" after the Netherlands barred the Turkish foreign minister f...
Henry Kissinger Speaks About The Trump Phenomenon
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has enough experience to recognize a good politician. Recently, he spoke about the Trump phenomenon, and it’s effect on the rest of the world. From The Patrio...
Fareed Zakaria's Interviews with Dmitry Peskov About The Kremlin's Side Of The Story. #Kremlin - YouTube
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UW-Madison students support freedom for Muslim singers. What about Christian photographers?
Everyone agreed that a creative professional should have the foundational freedom to decline work that conflicts with their conscience or beliefs.
Speech community
A speech community is a group of people who share a set of norms and expectations regarding the use of language.Exactly how to define speech community is debated in the literature. Definitions of spee...
Linguistic insecurity
Linguistic insecurity refers to feelings of anxiety, self-consciousness, or lack of confidence in the mind of a speaker surrounding the use of their own language. Often, this anxiety comes from speake...
Linguistic insecurity - Wikipedia
Variation (linguistics)
Variation in language use among speakers or groups of speakers is a notable criterion or change that may occur in pronunciation (accent), word choice (lexicon), or even preferences for particular gram...
Dialectology
Dialectology (from Greek διάλεκτος, dialektos, "talk, dialect"; and -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of linguistic dialect, a sub-field of sociolinguistics. It studies variations in language ba...
Language and gender
Research into the many possible relationships, intersections and tensions between language and gender is diverse. It crosses disciplinary boundaries, and, as a bare minimum, could be said to encompass...
Complimentary language and gender
Complimentary language is a speech act that caters to positive face needs. Positive face, according to Brown and Levinson, is "the positive consistent self-image or 'personality' (crucially includin...
Sociolinguists
Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used, and the effects of language...
Bilingualism
Multilingualism is the use of two or more languages, either by an individual speaker or by a community of speakers. Multilingual speakers outnumber monolingual speakers in the world's population. Mult...
Bilingualism - Wikipedia
Diglossia
In linguistics, diglossia (/daɪˈɡlɒsiə/; Greek: διγλωσσία < δι- prefix denoting two, from δίς, twice + γλῶσσα, language + -ία, suffix denoting state or attribute, "speaking two languages") refe...
Diglossia - Wikipedia
Discourse analysis
Discourse analysis (DA), or discourse studies, is a general term for a number of approaches to analyze written, vocal, or sign language use, or any significant semiotic event.The objects of discourse ...
Gender-neutral language
Gender-neutral language, gender-inclusive language, inclusive language, or gender neutrality is a form of linguistic prescriptivism that aims to eliminate (or neutralize) reference to gender in terms ...
Honorific
An honorific title is a word or expression with connotations conveying esteem or respect when used in addressing or referring to a person. Sometimes, the term "honorific" is used in a more specific se...
Idiom
An idiom (Latin: idioma, "special property", from Greek: ἰδίωμα – idíōma, "special feature, special phrasing, a peculiarity", f. Greek: ἴδιος – ídios, "one’s own") is a phrase or a fixed e...
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Language contact
Language contact occurs when two or more languages or varieties interact. The study of language contact is called contact linguistics.Multilingualism has likely been common throughout much of human hi...