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...
Michael Knowles reacts to study revealing 80% of Americans believe political correctness is a problem | Facebook
“This is such good news for Republicans; it’s a huge problem for Democrats.” Michael Knowles reacts to study revealing 80% of Americans believe political correctness is a problem
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The Most Sobering Political Scandal in American History
Will there be any consequences for Hillary Clinton after this new report is released? Newt Gingrich isn't mincing words.
Even if you doubled tax collections from individuals and corporations... that still doesn't cover the tab
Kennedy discussed a new study that estimates Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for all' bill...
The Least Diverse Place in America
What is the least diverse place in America? It's the institution that most actively seeks racial, ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity: the college campus! Colleges want students to look different, ...
"I think we'd all take these globalist...
"I think we'd all take these globalist elite politicians a bit more seriously when they condemn Donald J. Trump for pulling out of the nuclear deal if they themselves weren't up to their necks in...
"Harboring and protecting illegal... - Federation for American Immigration Reform
"Harboring and protecting illegal criminals and giving them more rights than American citizens is immoral, illegal, and unconstitutional," says Sam Abed, Mayor of Escondido, California. Stay close.....
I will be meeting with Kim Jong Un
I will be meeting with Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and we will be doing everything possible to make it a worldwide success.
Donald J. Trump - Attack in Syria | Facebook
We condemn the heinous attack on innocent Syrians with banned chemical weapons. We cannot allow atrocities like this to happen.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush dead at 92
Few first ladies have been embraced by the American people like Barbara Bush, the matriarch of a modern-day political dynasty. News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated...
CNN Reporter in North Korea Left Speechless' By Nuclear Announcement
CNN Reporter in North Korea Left 'Speechless' By Nuclear Announcement: 'Huge Win For President Trump'
Starbucks - black male demands free coffee as reparations
Black man demands free coffee at Starbucks - watch what he does with it afterwards I heard you all was racist, so I came to get my free coffee . . . Prank or not, this incident goes to show ...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...