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Yesterday, at long last, I began what I’ve always wanted to do — arguably what I came to graduate school to do — to teach linguistics! The night before, I had one of those wild harbinger dreams wherein that thing you’ve … Continue reading
“Paʔljɛ məntʃɔk məwəŋgɨkɔ?” The question above translates to, “What does paʔljɛ mean?” A clue to the answer is in the title: paʔljɛ, a word I am likely to be using more often from now on, means “how”. But it also means … Continue reading
Remember, remember the Vth of November! That “V” stands for 5. “V” also stands for Vendetta. Now, when one letter is used to represent a word for the sake of shortening it, we call that abbreviation1. The letter itself is called … Continue reading