LINGUIST List 14.1157

Tue Apr 22 2003

Qs: Linguistic Impreialism; Compound Adj Resources

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  1. Roberto Perez, Chomsky on Linguistic Imperialism
  2. Janet Randall, query

Message 1: Chomsky on Linguistic Imperialism

Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 13:56:23 +0000
From: Roberto Perez <>
Subject: Chomsky on Linguistic Imperialism

Hi all,

As I was reading Phillipson on Linguistic Imperialism, and
Negroponte's idead that the net as a medium of linguistic imperialism
is absurd, I was wondering if Chomsky (in his role as a philosopher,
intellectual, or linguist) has taken sides on this issue, or has
expressed his opinion. Has he manifested any support for/opposition
against the concept of linguistic imperialism? Or has he expressed any
ideas on the matter?

I have tried different searches on the net, and on several archives
(including this list), but I don't seem to come up with the right
search string. Could anyone shed any light on this (Chomsky and his
position on linguistic imperialism)?

Thanks in advance,

Roberto Perez 
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Message 2: query

Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 16:43:30 -0400
From: Janet Randall <>
Subject: query

I would like to search the recent usage of a compound adjective, both
in pre-nominal position (with a particular noun) and predicatively.
What's the best resource to use? Thanks.

Janet H. Randall, Ph.D.
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Director, Linguistics Program
Northeastern University
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Boston, MA 02115
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