Alphabetical lndex of Posts and Pages

About the English Words in War-Tme Project

Alien enemies: the poltics of being frightful

Allies and Enemies: taking sides in the language of war

Andrew Clark: collecting words and history

A Non-Starter for Peace

Austerity Britain: Writing war economy in 1914-15

Babies and “War-babies”: writing language in history in 1914-15

Banned Words: ‘No Treating’ and the Language of war-time prohibition

Being All-British: language and the politics of advertising in WW1

Being under fire: flammenwerfer and liquid fire in 1915

Branded words: On not being German

Cigarettes and Solace: Writing the Comforts of War.

Cutting words: language and the “censor” in WW1.

Cyclists still at war: the carabineer cyclists at the Front.

Definitely not over by Christmas

Fireworks at the Front: Brock’s Benefits

Gas-fighting: from gasphyxiation to gaspirators

“If the caps fits…”. From hats to helmets in Autumn 1915.

Khaki: much more than the sum of its colours

Language as disguise in WWI: the Trojan horse of words

Life-savers. Language and self-protection in early WWI.

Platoon: tracking lexical life beyond the Oxford English Dictionary

Recruits and shirkers: identity politics in the early days of war

Scouts, surveillance, and war in the air

Seeing the invisible foe – keeping the enemy in your sights in early WWI

Shattering the nerves: sound effects in WWI

Shellitis and shell-shock: writing the psychological side-effects of war

So what is this thing called “war” ?

Souvenirs and relics: language, memory, and memorialization in 1914-15

States of Siege: language before “trench warfare

‘Take me back to Blighty’: the keywords of war in 1915

The bombshells of WW1: women, words, and weapons

The comforts of war

The fashion for war: women and language 1914-15.

The lights are going out all over London

The silence of death

“Trench fever”: health, sickness, and the art of having a lousy war

War in the air: Aug-Sept 1914

War of Words: Andrew Clark and English Words in War-Time

War on two wheels – the Mechanical Mounted Infantry

Watching change in progress: shrapnel

Watching language change in WW1: on being a dud

Women and the war of words; writing gender identities in autumn 1914

Words and women II: writing gender and identity in early 1915

Words, weapons, and WWI. No.I: Craters, Coal boxes and Jack Johnsons

Words, weapons, and WWI No.2: Woolly bears and whizz-bangs

Words, weapons, and WWI. No.3: Gas! Gas!

Writing a “barbed-wire war”

Writing the refugee in WW1: language, identity, and use.

Writing war and peace in 1914-15: pacifists, peace-plotters, and peacettes

WW1 and the language of place: from Louvain to the Dardanelles

Zeppelinphobia !

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