MacKenzie on Monocle Radio

Posted on May 24, 2014 by

Laurel MacKenzie has appeared on The Monocle Daily, commenting on the recent scandal on the deportation of asylum seekers based on bad linguistic analysis.

Laurel appeared alongside Peter Patrick, an expert on these issues who recently gave a public lecture in Manchester on the subject.

The relevant segment can be found here, from 42:13 to 48:27. In it, Laurel briefly alludes to her research on language change across the lifespan.