Category Archives: Linguistics

Because apparently I’m interested in this.

Awhile ago I gave a bunch of money to people so I could join the Linguistic Society of America. I’m not really sure what benefit this gives me, except that I can say I’m a member. And I get a … Continue reading

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Music Meme

So every so often on this internet thing these things called Memes happen. According to the experts, ‘meme’ “sounds a bit like ‘gene’”and “conveys the idea of a unit of cultural transmission, or a unit of imitation.” Out in the … Continue reading

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Meet My Daughter, Felicity Pragmatics

To my horrible consternation, I was talking to someone yesterday, and had good cause to apply my linguistics knowledge by drawing the vowel chart, and I couldn’t do it. I had that thing up on my wall for years. So … Continue reading

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