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...
Tucker interview of AG Sessions
AG Sessions to Tucker: I'll continue to do my job... but will yield if the President wants to replace me
The Conspiracy to Remove Trump from the Presidency -- Paul Craig Roberts
US intelligence services, the Democratic Party, some Republicans including members of President Trump’s own government, and the presstitute US media are conspiring against American democracy and the P...
Feds arrest IT staffer for Wasserman Schultz trying to leave country
A House IT staffer at the center of a congressional computer equipment scandal has been arrested by federal officials and charged with bank fraud, Fox News has learned.
Senate Votes 51-50 to Proceed With Health-Care Debate -- Live Coverage
The Wall Street Journal's live coverage of a U.S. Senate preliminary vote to repeal the 2010 Affordable Care Act.
A Shocking Message About Our Governaments
A Shocking Message of Truth To The World...
Linda Sarsour calls for "jihad"...
BREAKING: Linda Sarsour calls for "jihad" while addressing American Muslim group with ties to extremism.
Do you align yourself with the Democratic Party?...
Do you align yourself with the Democratic Party? Why?
Bankrupt Chicago Buys Anti-Trump Art
Bankrupt Chicago Buys Anti-Trump Art
US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack
US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack The US says it has identified "potential preparations" for another chemical attack in Syria, and iss...
Liu Xiaobo: China tells US not to interfere over jailed dissident
The US called for the jailed Nobel laureate, who has terminal cancer, to be given "genuine freedom".
Valedictorian's Mic Cut Mid-Speech
Valedictorian's Mic Cut Mid-Speech After Criticizing Administrators
Trump's Financial Disclosure Report Shows He Left 500 Positions To Become President
President Donald Trump‘s fiscal disclosure form shows that before taking office in January, the billionaire dropped about 500 business positions, illustrating the vast network of business holdings ope...
Philando Castile Verdict Protester: America Is Actually Africa
Philando Castile Verdict Protester: America Is Actually Africa
LORETTA LYNCH Makes Disturbing VIDEO
Excuse me, but doesn’t that sound awfully like someone is inciting violence? Well, I took the time to look up what a domestic terrorist was and what Loretta Lynch said in this video falls right into ...
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...