Entries by Elio Esposito

Oxford English Dictionary extends hunt for regional words around the world

From ‘hammajang’ to ‘munted’, lexicographers have issued a worldwide call for regionally distinctive words to define  Barry ambition … the Concise Oxford English Dictionary. Photograph: RTimages/Alamy The Oxford English Dictionary is asking the public to help it mine the regional differences of English around the world to expand its record of the language, with early […]

LINGUISTIC JOBS

What kinds of jobs can you get with a linguistics major? What career options are there for linguistics PhDs who don’t want to go into academia? The linguistics jobs series interviews people who have a linguistics major, linguistics minor, masters in linguistics, or doctorate in linguistics, about what they’re doing with their careers, advice for […]