So Long as it’s Words

So Long as it’s Words: A blog on language and linguistics co-run with Hannah Leach, which presents academic issues on a wide variety of subjects in an accessible and slightly breathless way, with lots of capital letters.

Recent topics include the evolution of English, the origins of ‘f*ck’, and the hidden secrets in English place-names.

The most recent post has so far had over 100,000 hits and was featured on Huffington Post, Digg and Kotaku, among other places.


So Long as it’s Words is also on Tumblr and Twitter.