I have been fascinated by words and the way they work since the age of three.
I returned to the University of Edinburgh at the age of 59 for 2½ years, studying Philosophy and Linguistics. I have kept my interest in linguistics, and I regularly visit the excellent website Language Log which is a blog maintained by a team of professional linguists headed by Mark Liberman.
There are three pages in this section of the website:
In addition, the following page is from another section of the website but might just as easily have been placed in this section: