Eyes Like Blank Discs
The Guardian's Steven Poole On George Orwell's Politics And The English Language
Poole's review of Orwell is itself a textbook example of the kind of alienated response described by Orwell, Fromm and Schmidt. Whereas Orwell's essay is the work of an impassioned, outspoken individu...
Here's What Shakespeare's Plays Sounded Like With Their Original English Accent
In this short documentary, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, look at the differences between English pronunciation now and how it was spoken 400 years ago. They answer the most ba...
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
A history of American English.
Talk Talk Talk
An Investigation into the Mystery of Speech
Ingram explores the many aspects of talking.