Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Butterick’s Practical Typography

Outside our linguistic remit. But related, full of sound advice, and everything you'd need to know as a writer.

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Grimm Scholarship: The First Sound Shift

Grimm's Law illustrated here: cognates in earlier languages show pretty consistent kinds of shift into Germanic languages, including English.

Friday, 16 August 2013

English Cognates in French

This comes up in discussion about etymology, and language change in the A2 year. Of course, it works the other way round.

English Cognates