So I love the Tolkien legendarium. A lot. It is in fact my favorite media thing EVER and the works that introduced me to the world of linguistics. Along with articles about his languages I was forever hooked on the study because he basically revolutionalized the way I looked at language. Before it used to just be a thing to use to talk to people or to use to read things. Basically all function. Now I tend to look at language more as being like a person. They grow and change and have relationships and strange likes and dislikes. Tolkien is pretty much just great and the professor deserves a thread of his own. Sure the books have been out for years, but if the academics haven't yet run out of things to talk and write about his work then we certainly do. ELVES.