3 facts you didn’t know about linguistics. Told in comics.

Created by the author (representing me doing linguistic fieldwork).

As a linguist, I often get asked what linguists do. I also came across many misconceptions about linguistics. From “speaking a lot of languages” to “being very good at grammar”, I usually have to explain why none of these apply…

Setting the stage for our new publication about languages and linguistics!

“Language explained” logo (created by the author)

Hi Ana, nice to meet you. What is it that you do?

Hi, nice to meet you too. I am a linguist.

Oh <confused or blank face>.

I study languages and their grammars.

Interesting, so you tell people how…

Ana K.

A linguist, PhD and a comic creator writing about mental health, languages, creativity, and life stuff (

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