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Media: Linguistic Myth-busting

Submitter: Mike Matloff

Submitter Email: matloff@uoregon.edu
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Media Body: The article 'Linguistics, Anybody? What every global citizen needs to know
about language,' by David Shariatmadari, addresses unfortunate but
all-too-common language myths.

http://english.ohmynews.com/articleview/article_view.asp?article_class=5&no=298224&rel_no=1

Thanks go to Anu Garg (http://wordsmith.org/anu/) for pointing this article
out in his A-Word-A-Day newsletter (http://wordsmith.org/awad/index.html).

Mike
Issue Number: 17.1869
Date Posted: June 23, 2006