Gretchen McCulloch

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

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