Talking Black in America: Q & A with Walt Wolfram

Talking Black in America: Q & A with Walt Wolfram

A new documentary, Talking Black in America, explores African American English through interviews with linguists, speakers, and educators. Walt Wolfram, director of the Language and Life Project and the film's executive producer, discusses the project.

Erin McKean: My Five Favorite Words

Erin McKean: My Five Favorite Words

A short essay listing the five favorite words (and why) by contributor Erin McKean, a noted lexicographer, author of seven books, and founder of the nonprofit online dictionary Wordnik.com

Q & A with Ed King: talkobamato.me

Q & A with Ed King: talkobamato.me

An interview about talkobamato.me with Ed King, who describes creating this wildly popular website, his inspiration, the implications of the website, and the potential applications of the technology