Lingua Obscura.

Thanks to frequent commenter Paul, I have learned that there is such a thing as JSTOR Daily (“where news meets its scholarly match”) and that they have a language column called Lingua Obscura, which looks well worth paying attention to; Paul sent me a link to the recent essay Word to your Mother (Tongue): Can Hip Hop Save Endangered Languages?, a good introduction. I’ve added it to my InoReader feed.


  1. I know this isn’t Marriagehat, but a couple of posts backward from this one is one about Ben Lindsey. I remember my parents talking about him and his overall sensible attitude to a lot of social shibboleths.

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