Thursday, October 27, 2016

Who says that linguistics isn't glamorous?

First, Klingon and now this. Maybe there will soon be academy awards for best original language and best language adapted from fieldwork.


  1. Glamour *IS* grammar, etymologically, at least! They couldn't have chosen a better consultant. And now she's been interviewed by such tastemakers as Wired and Playboy. This is a great example of how our field can stimulate the interest of the general public, even better than cow dialects or Donald Trump's "feminine" speaking style.

  2. And now it's come to this: Noam is at least a small part in two major Hollywood films that have garnered Golden Globe nominations. All is not lost! :)