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...
Paul Manafort, Rick Gates indicted by federal grand jury in Russia probe
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were reportedly told to surrender to federal authorities as part of the special counsel’s investigation into Russian meddling ...
Feinstein stuns San Francisco crowd saying: Trump 'can be a good president'
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly stunned a San Francisco crowd when she said that if President Trump “can learn and change,” he could “be a good president.”
Trump Will Personally Donate 1 Million Dollars To Hurricane Harvey" Sarah Sanders Shocks Reporters
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That black woman is EXACTLY RIGHT.......
That black woman is EXACTLY RIGHT..... Vivian your a very brave woman, a wolf not a sheep, stay proud! (y) Newly Press
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Ex-Google employee says Silicon Valley blacklists conservatives
Google and other companies based in Silicon Valley “blacklist conservatives”, according to a former Google employee who was fired after sending a company-wide memo criticizing the internet giant.
Socialism vs Democratic Socialism vs Social Democracy vs Capitalism vs Communism Explanation
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Calexit (think Brexit, but for California)
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Tucker interview of AG Sessions
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Feds arrest IT staffer for Wasserman Schultz trying to leave country
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Senate Votes 51-50 to Proceed With Health-Care Debate -- Live Coverage
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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...
Idiom - Wikipedia
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...