Tag Archives: phonology

This blog is a vehicle for procrastination

I’m doing it again: the item at the top of my to-do list is “WRITE QUALIFYING PAPER”. (If I don’t finish this paper by the deadline in three weeks, I will not get my Master’s degree on time.) The second … Continue reading

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Oodles of Poodles

I don’t know anything about historical linguistics, and the class I’m taking this semester is only slightly rectifying this sad state of affairs. I can only blame myself, though: I’m way behind on the readings. All the time I set … Continue reading

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#PoundSign

Two horizontal strokes, two vertical strokes, et voilà: the now-ubiquitous #. People may read that symbol as “number”, “pound sign”, “sharp”, or “octothorpe”, but if you are under 25 and have ever used a social medium, there’s a high chance … Continue reading

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