Tag Archives: Linguistics

Throwback to Other Linguistic Stories

We’ve published a few stories about linguistics and languages. If you enjoyed Monday’s story, check these out too! “Handling the Contents of Consciousness” by Soramimi Hanarejima (secrets, words, and beauty) “Introduction to the Epic of Centipidus” by Hamilton Perez (insect … Continue reading

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Fiction: Ice Words, Fire Fonts, and Other Scripts Unwritten by Human Hands, An Introduction

An essay by Dr. T. van E. Tengbergen, as provided by Tais Teng Art by Leigh Legler From the Institute for Nonsapient Linguistics: Fire fonts are most often discovered in burned roof beams: traceries in slightly shinier carbon. Messages range from: … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Dialects and Physics?

A mathematician has suggested that the distribution of dialects can be linked to the physics of bubbles. Sounds weird? There seems to be something to this idea. Just as small bubbles merge into larger ones in the tub, groups of dialect … Continue reading

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Linguapocalypse

An essay by Derek Wright, as provided by Michael Monaco Art by Luke Spooner Bell told me about it over pancakes. “It’s like these robots, okay? They go in your head. And they make you psychic.” I hacked at the … Continue reading

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Sport of Kings

An essay by Rick King, as provided by Judith Field Art by Luke Spooner I woke up, rolled over and collided with something solid. Stretching out a shaking hand, I opened my eyes. I was facing the oak tree in … Continue reading

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A Dispatch from an Otherwise Unremarkable Planet

An essay by Scout 1188-A, as provided by S. R. Algernon Art by Dawn Vogel This is Scout 1188-A, operating under the auspices of the distal arm division of the Consortium Exploration Group. I am checking in to report a … Continue reading

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