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grammar day 2015

Discussions of standard English and its discontents¬†usually start with decline and fall. Standards are declining, civilization is falling – or at least someone else says so, giving us something to argue against. The second annual Grammar Day at the British … Continue reading

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Today’s headaches: Visiting American professors who give us their public library pre-school kiddie talk instead of their graduate seminar talk; immigration experts who argue against children’s assimilation and in favor of greater parental mind control; linguists who act as if … Continue reading

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Did I mention that PIC Bulletin 5¬†came out? I’ll put up some Internettish things I wrote for it shortly. Also, the first person in my group defended: congratulations, Dr. Pekka.

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