Sometimes someone comes along and pulls the rug from under your most deeply-held ideas. This time it is […]
A survey of the major reference grammars of English available in print or to download.
The first of two articles, this covers student grammars, style guides, and the like, which are useful to those already fluent in English who wish to take that further. All avoid being prescriptive.
An illustration of how we sometimes need more than just syntax and semantics to parse a simple sentence.
Being a linguist must be very frustrating. When others think of the most intellectually-demanding subjects which have been […]