Everyday linguistic anthropology

Language links 10/2: everyone has an accent


Every Monday, I share some of what I’ve been reading in the past week.

Ambiguity is easy for people and hard for computers. Can you trick the computer?

I’ve said quite a bit about naming here already, and here’s a great piece about women with stereotypically male names.

Someone started an entire twitter feed where they just call out vocal fry.

Lots of news about inclusion this week:

Here’s a really nifty map of all of our cognitive biases.

Everyone has an accent.