Bridging the Gap: A New Publication Dedicated to Languages and Human Communication Has Been Launched

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a Ievgen I. Fesenko

PhD; Publisher, Kyiv, Ukraine. Address: OMF Publishing LLC, 13-A Simferopolska Street, Kyiv 02096, Ukraine. E-mail:

October 18, 2021

Linguistic Cues to Social Meaning 1:1, December 2021, 1–2.

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Fesenko, I. I. (2021). Bridging the gap: A new publication dedicated to languages and human communication has been launched. Linguistic Cues to Social Meaning1, 1–2.



Launching a second peer-reviewed journal in the portfolio [1] of our Kyiv-based publishing house, we proud to collaborate with a scientist like Igor Fesenko, ScD from Kyiv, Ukraine [2, 3]. He’s taken the responsibility to continue the development of the addressing and communication security direction initiated by Prof. Margaret Schlauch (1976) [4]. Igor Fesenko contributed to the languages and addressing direction by plenty of articles and textbooks, and now it is a time of Linguistic Cues to Social Meaning (LCSM) journal.


The Journal is starting its way as English-language open access online-only and peer-reviewed publication. All the advantages of such publishing model are discussed in recent studies [5–8]. Also, despite of being a semiannual publication, the LCSM, will have a possibility to publish articles in an article in press status as soon as the manuscripts will be accepted. In the Journal we will use a modified American Psychological Association (APA) reference style which is common for social sciences publications. Among which there are three top language and linguistics journals: (1) The Modern Language Journal (2021 Impact Factor [IF] is 7.500), (2) Language Learning (2021 IF is 5.240), and (3) Research on Language and Social Interaction (2021 IF is 4.158).


Cover page of the journal and its original photograph (Fig) is demonstrating the highly populated and multicultural city of Hong Kong from the coffeehouse window as of March 2017. The provisional estimate of the Hong Kong population was 7,409,800 at end-2017 according to the statistics released by the Census and Statistics Department, The Government of the Hong Kong SAR [9]. The official languages in Hong Kong are Chinese and English. Being one of the key world business, trade, and logistic hubs, Hong Kong and this image clearly represents the possible communication challenges this and other societies could face. The LCSM is created with purpose to guarantee people in different corners of the globe the successful usage of the languages, as a most important life tool, with the maximum number of benefits and increasing personal safety.


In summary, we want to wish on behalf of the publishing house staff all the best to newly formed editorial board and to say thank you for leadership in the communication direction.


  1. Tymofieiev, O. O., Fesenko, I. I., & Blinova, V. P. (2021). Global board in a global world. Journal of Diagnostics and Treatment of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 5, 1–2. Crossref

  2. Fesenko, I. P. (2015). Transition from singular to plural form in single-person addressing. Kyiv: EPC ALKON.

  3. Fesenko, I. P., Fesenko, O. D., & Chasnyk, V. I. (2019). Transition from singular to plural form in single-person addressing in literature and mass media (2nd ed.). Korsun-Shevchenkivsky: Maydachenko I. V.

  4. Schlauch, M. (1976). The English language in modern times (since 1400). Warsaw: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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  6. Bassat, Q. (2017). Goodbye paper: We are moving to online only publication. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 63, 417. Crossref

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  8. Smith, J. A., & Malisano, L. P. (2021). ANZ Journal of Surgery: Soon to make the shift from print to digital publishing. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 91, 1051. Crossref

  9. Year-end population for 2017 [13 Feb 2018] (2018). Retrieved from Link