Is modernism different with respect to its use of visual tropes such as metonymy? The answer leads us to conclusions about the reliance of language and painting on metaphor and metonymy.
Being a linguist must be very frustrating. When others think of the most intellectually-demanding subjects which have been […]
To the devout speaker of British English, the word diaper might seem anathema. To see the BBC, still […]
There are relatively few movies – either full programmes or YouTube videos – about languages or linguistics. Two […]
I was young and fancy-free when I went to Denmark in 1974. One of the first and most […]