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Tim Moore

Lecturer

Tim Moore is a lecturer in Linguistics and Literacy at Swinburne University.

The government doesn't actually like government. Here's the proof

The government doesn't actually like government. Here's the proof

A linguist analyses the first speeches of 20 Coalition senators to see how they feel about the concept of 'government'.

Why do politicians sound so fake? We asked a linguist to explain

Why do politicians sound so fake? We asked a linguist to explain

There are four main principles of conversation that normal people follow. Politicians follow basically none of them.

Is Scott Morrison really a climate denialist? A linguist turned his skills to the task

Is Scott Morrison really a climate denialist? A linguist turned his skills to the task

A closer look at Scott Morrison's words show that he may be saying more about his party's attitudes than originally intended.