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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Source of Russell quote about dogs
Author:   Stephen R. Anderson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   A standard quote in our field is Russell's "No matter how eloquently a
dog may bark, he cannot tell you that his parents were poor bu
honest." Or at least Russell is claimed by many to have said that. Bu
where? I hope I will not be accused of laziness if I am reluctant to
read all of Russell to find it...

- Steve Anderson

LL Issue: 12.2145
Date posted: 02-Sep-2001


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