snatched wigs, skinny legends and death: why is stan language so weird?
A thorough linguistic investigation into why Himothée superfans keep blowing up our DMs talking about how they’re DEAD.
decoding the language of 'love island'
I would lay it on Megan factor 50 thick.
how starchild's scorching gospel enchanted solange and dev hynes
Bryndon Cook's highly anticipated debut album, 'Language,' could not have arrived at a better time.
is lol dead?
A new study analyzing how we digitally express laughter spells bad news for an abbreviation once cherished by seventh graders everywhere.
why it's easier to express our emotions in emojis
It only takes a single glance at our screens to see that language has shape-shifted from the written word to shiny happy emojis, but what does this say about us?
38 new emoji including avocado, bacon and pregnant woman are on the way
Emoji (apparently the UK's fastest growing language) is adding 38 new characters including food, animals and gender counterparts to existing ones, to our ever-expanding library.
say what? how the internet is affecting the slang we use
For The Alphabetical Issue, 2013, Sam Wolfson investigates how emergent terms imbed themselves within the common verbiage...
are we ruining the english language or are we the new hashtag shakespeares?
No longer limited to geeks, nerds, and pervs, social media - that’s Twitter, Tinder, Tumblr, Skype, Instagram, Facebook, Bebo (ew), Snapchat (lol), Myspace, Yourspace, Pleasegivemesomespace - and its lexicon are #takingovertheworld.
alphabet soup, an a-z of all our favourite words
From The Alphabetical Issue, i-D's 26 favourite words and phrases from 2013, from Awk to Ziam, see how things have changed in the last year by watching the A-Z Slang.
model mother tongue: Nastya Sten
Good morning class, please turn to chapters 3 & 4: An Introduction to Russian. In this episode of Model Mother Tongue, elfin beauty and self-confessed bookworm Nastya Sten gives us a lesson in Russian elocution, directed by Daniel Brereton and styled...