After more than ten years of hosting by the University of Illinois, where it’s had well over a million page views, the Web of Language has moved.
Here you will find everything you want to know about language and are not afraid to ask:
- how English changes and why
- how we try to control language through laws and rules, and why that doesn’t work so well
- how technology shapes our language, and how the needs of speakers and writers shape technology
- why scientists long ago abandoned the four humors and the geocentric universe, but instead of teaching the latest theories of language acquisition, use, and change, schools embrace a flat-earth grammar that would be familiar to Aristotle, assuming Aristotle could speak English.