Dan Jurafsky
Dan Jurafsky

Dan Jurafsky is professor of linguistics and computer science at Stanford University.

The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PMDoes This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat?Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Nov. 16 2011 4:22 PMMacarons, Macaroons, MacaroniThe curious history.
May 30 2012 6:15 AMThe Cosmopolitan CondimentAn exploration of ketchup’s Chinese origins.
  Slate Plus
May 22 2015 11:14 AM What Happened at Slate This Week? Assistant interactives editor Andrew Kahn on the best of Slate, from the history of slavery to Mad Men.
  Health & Science
May 22 2015 11:56 AM Spider Skies Why are millions of Australian spiders climbing to high points and jumping?