Tomorrow I’m off for a week of adventuring/food eating/mission visiting … and Texas Library Association conference attending. Huzzah! I hope to see many fellow tumblarians there - do flag me down and say hi if you spot me!
I recently read the novel Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, which is an excellent book that has nothing to do with linguistics. Despite that, I ended up noticing something linguistically interesting about the characters’ names, specifically that of Cather,…
Allthingslinguistic on Fangirl & dialects of American English.
When I say “pin” and “pen,” they sound the same. How about you?
The fact that Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian Mckellen are best friends in real life makes me so happy