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Media: Linguistic Myth-busting

Submitter: Mike Matloff

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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.

Thanks go to Anu Garg ( for pointing this article
out in his A-Word-A-Day newsletter (

Issue Number: 17.1869
Date Posted: June 23, 2006