What are the moral obligations of a casual chat?
Why is there value in every 'ummm', 'mm-hmmm', and 'like'?
And does the country you grew up in make a difference in how quickly you reply to a question?
Nick Enfield is the author of a new book,...
Language loss is a silent phenomenon - creeping and incremental like erosion.
But what precisely do we lose when a language is no longer spoken?
Perhaps we should be asking: what do we keep when linguistic diversity is maintained?
Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney,...
Do dolphins say ‘Huh?’ Do gorillas point out dropped bananas to other gorillas? Do ants quote one another?
Human language is a a uniquely complex combination of social and cognitive capacities.
Professor Nick Enfield explains the latest research on what distinguishes human language, from its cooperative...