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About me & my work:
I write about linguistics for a general audience. I'm currently writing a book about internet language and the future of English for Riverhead (Penguin).
I was the Resident Linguist at The Toast, where I wrote about linguistics of the doge meme, Benedict Cumberbatch names, and more. I've also written pop linguistics for Slate and Mental Floss.
I have a blog called All Things Linguistic and cohost a podcast called Lingthusiasm.
+ All Things Linguistic | My blog - daily posts about all things linguistic.
+ Lingthusiasm | A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics, cohosted by me and Lauren Gawne.
+ SXSW talk: The Linguistic Secrets Found in Billions of Emoji | Audio of my South by Southwest panel on the linguistics of emoji (slides at bit.ly/EmojiLangSlides)