Archive for the ‘Links’ Category

Leben on Metaphor

In response to a New Yorker article, Will Leben wrote this piece on the importance of metaphor and ambiguity. Way to not beat around the bush, Will!

A Schwa-ful Idea?

How badly does English orthography need a facelift? This article describes somebody whose life work is adding a single letter to the alphabet.

Schnoebelen’s Newsworthy Twittering

Recent PhD recipient Tyler Schnoebelen‘s work on Twitter (specifically variation in Tweets by social category) was noticed in this Boston Globe article. Sesquicongrats to Tyler and company!