Kate BurridgeKathryn "Kate" Burridge is a prominent Australian linguist specialising in the Germanic languages. Burridge currently occupies the Chair of Linguistics in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics at Monash University.
Burridge's work has mainly focused on Pennsylvania German-speaking communities in Canada, grammatical change in Germanic languages, the nature of euphemism and dysphemism, linguistic taboo, and on English grammatical structure in general. She is currently co-editor of the ''Australian Journal of Linguistics''.
Burridge is a regular presenter of language segments on ABC Radio. She appeared weekly as a panellist on ABC TV's ''Can We Help?'', and has also appeared on ''The Einstein Factor''.
She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1998 and Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in 2020. Provided by Wikipedia
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