March 21, 2010 2 Comments Leila Uncategorized

A special edition of the Linguistic Anthropology Roundup to introduce Ben Zimmer, a Yale and Chicago-trained linguistic anthropologist, linguist and lexicographer who was just appointed as the New York Times’s Sunday Magazine, “On Language” columnist. Thanks to Bambi Schieffelin, Kerim Friedman and Scott Keisling for mentioning his appointment.

Gerald Mazorati’s article introducing Ben Zimmer:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/21/magazine/21edlet-t.html

NY Times Press Release:
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=105317&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1401763&highlight=

Huffington Post mentioning his appointment:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/03/11/ben-zimmer-new-on-languag_n_495867.html

Ben Zimmer on

No:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/21/magazine/21FOB-onlanguage-t.html

Optics:
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A02E2D6173BF934A35750C0A9669D8B63

Podium:
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9E00E0DC123BF934A35751C0A9669D8B63

Crash Blossoms:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/magazine/31FOB-onlanguage-t.html

Choate:
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A00E3D91339F930A35752C0A9669D8B63

Skxawng! (The invention of science fiction languages)
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/magazine/06FOB-onlanguage-t.html?_r=1

Cadillac as a figure of speech:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/08/magazine/08FOB-onlanguage-t.html

Ms.:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/25/magazine/25FOB-onlanguage-t.html

The death of William Safire:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/11/magazine/11FOB-onlanguage-t.html