like with lots of dialect vocabulary, in the 1950s we could find lots of distinctive words for this animal that were restricted to very small areas of the country. do you call this a ‘hedgehog’, or something different? #linguistics #englishlanguage #dialect #maps #mapporn #gis

Wanted: Classicists.

If you are a classicist, and interested in 19th-century lexicography, it might be something for you to help make the unfinished Frisian-Latin Lexicon Frisicum, published in 1872, accessible to people who cannot read... https://t.co/FnosFhA6uB

CFP for the International Medievalisms conference, Maynooth June 2019! #medievaltwitter https://t.co/p5qxJhi0G1

Two tenure track jobs in HPS at Pitt!
[1] Philosophy of Physics: https://t.co/Z5iWq6sLOP
[2] EITHER History and Philosophy of Medicine OR Computation Science OR Early Science: https://t.co/Zr51slZ6yz

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