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People have a range of nicknames for the pandemic: a panorama, a pandemonium, a “pandemi moore,” a panini. Is humor a useful way to cope with incredibly difficult times?
The new online Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction probes the speculative corners of the lexicographic universe.
In New York City, 142,000 children are learning English in school. Online classes are especially challenging for them.
We picked up a whole new vocabulary this year — some of it words that have been around forever.
The ad business is overrun with buzzwords and acronyms, and some people are saying it’s enough already.
Instead of crowning a single word as the winner, Oxford Languages looks at the pandemic’s swift and widespread impact on the English language.
My mother moved to America in 1989. This summer, amid a pandemic and an uprising, she voted for the first time.
A widely respected linguist, he found popularity beyond academia with appearances on NPR and books like the intriguingly titled “Going Nucular.”
Even when we speak the same tongue, understanding and being understood can be a struggle. I would know.
An insult takes a dizzying trip through rap, men’s rights, misogyny and TikTok.
The more you read, the more you realize Shakespeare is woven into the fiber of the English language.
Medical interpreters must now work remotely, multiplying the challenges for front-line doctors and non-English-speaking patients.
Writing is hard, but don’t overlook the difficulty — and the importance — of editing your own work before letting others see it. Here’s how.