Gretchen McCulloch

Gretchen McCulloch is a linguist who writes popular linguistics, especially about internet language. She blogs daily at All Things Linguistic.

Lowkey: A Word That's Lowkey Snuck Into Our Vocabulary
What 4 New Snowclones Like 'X-ers Gonna X' Have in Common
Smol: The New Social Media Word That's 'Small' But Cuter
Why Are Your Fav Abbrevs Totes Legit Hard to Spell?
Why the Pronunciation of GIF Really Can Go Either Way
What's Up With Exclamation!!! Marks!!! Between!!! Words!!!?
Can a Computer Make a Meme?
7 Ways the Internet Is Improving Language
15 Interesting Things You Can Do With Capital Letters
There are Two Kinds of Hashtags—Which One Do You Use Most?
16 Old-School Internet Acronyms: How Many Can You Recognize?
The New Meaning of 'Cheeky' That's Got Americans Confused
Why Have People Started Asking Questions by Adding 'Y/Y'?
How Do You Punctuate Around Emoticons and Emoji?
Some Srs Bsns: Are Words Without Vowels Rlly More Efficient?
The Evolution of "That [Noun] Though"
15 Ways to Laugh Online
What's the Difference Between "You" and "U"?
Are Incomplete Sentences the New Thing Or...?
Will We All Speak Emoji Language in a Couple Years?
Why Is It That You "Can't Even" But You Never Find That You "Can Even"?


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