Irén Hegedűs is Associate Professor at the Department of English Linguistics, University of Pécs, Hungary. She has been teaching English historical linguistics since 1990. Her research interests also include other areas of historical comparative linguistics, such as the phonological and morphological reconstruction of Nuristani languages and the investigation of the possible distant genetic relationships of language families.Dóra Pődör is Associate Professor at the Department of English Linguistics, Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Budapest. She has been teaching the history of the English language since 1996. Her research interests include the history of the English and the Irish languages, varieties of English, terminology, and lexicography.