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...
Manchester Attack: What They're NOT Telling You
Which is more important - not hurting Muslims' feelings, or our children being blown up?
Clint Eastwood: 'We are killing ourselves' with political correctness
Legendary actor and film director Clint Eastwood told a crowd at the Cannes Film Festival Sunday that political correctness is killing the entertainment industry.
Omar Navarro And Company Expose Maxine Waters As Protest Is Staged In Front Of Her 3 Million Dollar Home.
Omar Navarro crashed Maxine Waters' house / mansion today - throwing a loud protest in front of her 3 million dollar mansion.
President Trump Visits The Western Wall In Jerusalem
President Trump Visits the Western Wall video President Trump Visit the Western Wall with Melania Trump and Ivanka Trump 5/22/2017 President Trump ...
President Trump Visits Church of Holy Sepulchre in ISRAEL
Israel: US President Donald Trump visits the Church of the Holy Sepulchre President Trump Visits Ancient Church while in Jerusalem Donald Trump Visits Wester...
Guy Triggers ANTIFA & BLM w/ Sign: “Right to Openly Discuss Ideas Must be Defended”
Guy Triggers ANTIFA & BLM by Holding Sign that reads: “Right to Openly Discuss Ideas Must be Defended”
Condoleezza Rice On Flynn, Putin's Role In 2016 Election | The View
“Let’s trust our fellow citizens to have been smart enough to have voted for the people they thought they ought to be voting for,” said Rice.
FBI BOMBSHELL: 15% Of Terror Investigations Involve Refugees. REFUGEES.
During his testimony Monday, former-FBI Director James Comey dropped a bombshell unrelated to the media's ongoing Russian hoax (8 months + no evidence = hoax) or Hillary's emails.
The 11 nations of the United States
"The political parties come and go but the values of the regional cultures are always at play."
Italian Journalist Runs In Fear After Being Approached By Migrant During News Feed.
Reportedly, Parisella and her cameraman were both assaulted before being saved by a passing taxi driver who called the police after letting them in the car.
Animation shows the deadly evolution of nuclear weapons
It's been decades since the United States dropped the first atomic bomb. Since then, the exponential increase of the destructive power of nuclear weapons is ...
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...