The emoticon :)—a colon followed by a parenthesis—is a visual representation of a smiley face turned sideways. Although an emoticon may...
According to Henry Hitchings new book Language Wars there are only eight nations which do not have an official primary language. These...
Surprisingly the word baseball originates from the country that famously doesn't play the game. The earliest reference to baseball ...
Difficult to calculate if you include non-alphabetic languages - but amongst the European contenders we can compare dictionaries. The O...
My vote for the shortest sentence in English is 'Go!' It has an active verb, an implied subject and a clear meaning. Not ever...
Monday, 21 February 2011
Terms used in linguistics: descriptivist and prescriptivist?
Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics & Grammar
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (Oxford Paperback Reference)
Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies
E.S.L - English As A Second Language