r/logophilia

36k subscribers
created in 2010
last scan 7/11/2019


Logophilia is a prime subreddit for novel words and the lovers of words.
https://reddit.com/r/logophilia/
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r/etymology
98k  subs
Discuss the origins of words and phrases, in English or any other language.
https://reddit.com/r/etymology/
r/linguistics
161k  subs
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
https://reddit.com/r/linguistics/
r/literature
930k  subs
Welcome to /r/literature, a community for deeper discussions of plays, poetry, short stories, and novels. Discussions of literary criticism, literary history, literary theory, and critical theory are also welcome--strongly encouraged, even.
https://reddit.com/r/literature/
r/words
11k  subs
For logophiles, whether you tend toward pleonasm or perspicacious thrift. Any language is acceptable. Suggested topics are new words, expressions, neologisms, neoterisms, sniglets, odd usages, reanimated words, words you never knew existed, words you wish existed, or even words you would like expurgated from the space-time continuum.
https://reddit.com/r/words/
r/TrueReddit
438k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
r/Foodforthought
270k  subs
Intelligent and thought-provoking commentaries on life and culture with an emphasis on longform articles and essays that stimulate intellectual discourse.
https://reddit.com/r/Foodforthought/
r/AskHistorians
988k  subs
The portal for public history
https://reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/
r/grammar
40k  subs
A subreddit for questions and discussions about grammar, language, style, conventions[,] and punctuation.
https://reddit.com/r/grammar/
r/writing
808k  subs
Discussions about the writing craft.
https://reddit.com/r/writing/
~~If you are anything BUT 5 years old, and you're confused by something, this is the place for you.~~ Now that /r/eli5 clarified that they want simple explanations, (fake) 5 YEAR OLDS ARE NOW WELCOME TO THE SUBREDDIT. But not in a creepy way.
https://reddit.com/r/explainlikeIAmA/
r/Poetry
426k  subs
Big Tent sub for all poetry related discussion
https://reddit.com/r/Poetry/
r/QuotesPorn
439k  subs
Words. Beautiful, beautiful words.
https://reddit.com/r/QuotesPorn/
r/IWantToLearn
456k  subs
Have you ever wanted to learn a martial art, or to play the guitar, or how to program a computer? Have you had difficulty figuring out where to start, what path to take or just wanted some advice to get you to the next level? Well, that's what /r/IWantToLearn is all about! Tell our community what you want to learn, and let those who came before you help guide you towards success!
https://reddit.com/r/IWantToLearn/
You know that thing your dad was suppose to teach you but never did?
https://reddit.com/r/everymanshouldknow/
r/wikipedia
275k  subs
The most interesting pages on Wikipedia.
https://reddit.com/r/wikipedia/
r/quotes
202k  subs
For your favorite quotes. Current quotes, historic quotes, movie quotes, song lyric quotes, game quotes, book quotes, tv quotes or just your own personal gem of wisdom.
https://reddit.com/r/quotes/
Welcome to the University of Reddit, a place for redditors to teach redditors.
https://reddit.com/r/UniversityofReddit/
r/offbeat
463k  subs
Offbeat: funny, weird, sad, strange or quirky news that's just....just offbeat :)
https://reddit.com/r/offbeat/
r/TrueFilm
179k  subs
An in-depth discussion of film
https://reddit.com/r/TrueFilm/
r/TrueAskReddit
188k  subs
/r/TrueAskReddit is a subreddit for intelligent discussion about interesting issues. Low effort comments, memes, jokes and trolls beware!
https://reddit.com/r/TrueAskReddit/
For questions and answers grounded in Social Science.
https://reddit.com/r/AskSocialScience/
r/TrueAtheism
64k  subs
A subreddit dedicated to insightful posts and thoughtful, balanced discussion about atheism specifically and related topics concerning irreligion and religion generally.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueAtheism/
r/psychology
492k  subs
A Reddit community for sharing and discussing science-based psychological material.
https://reddit.com/r/psychology/
r/classicalmusic
536k  subs
Whether you're a musician, a newbie, a composer or a listener, welcome. Please turn off your phone, and applaud between threads, not individual posts.
https://reddit.com/r/classicalmusic/
This is a subreddit for anybody interested in the pursuit of languages. All are welcome, whether beginner or polyglot.
https://reddit.com/r/languagelearning/