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Heather Littlefield

Heather Littlefield

Assistant Academic Specialist and Head Advisor of Linguistics

Contact

h.littlefield@neu.edu
617.373.3164

Related Articles

3Qs: The evolution of profanity

Instead of saying “Pardon my French” when we curse, we should be saying, “Pardon my Old Eng­lish,” says Heather Lit­tle­field, head advisor of the lin­guis­tics pro­gram at Northeastern.

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3Qs: Not your mother’s neologisms

Lolz,” “pho­to­bombing” and “mwa­ha­haha” have recently been added to Oxford Dic­tio­naries Online, prompting a dis­cus­sion of our modern taste for dig­ital jargon.

Heather Littlefield

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

Paper

Trends in African Linguistics 6: Kinyira Njira!–Step Firmly on the Pathway

(with Githiora, C, and V. Manfredi) Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press.

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