More on the evolution of word order and rare word orders

Oct 21, 2011 by

In the previous posting, I discussed one set of problems with Gell-Mann & Ruhlen’s theory on the origin and evolution of word order (also discussed in an earlier posting); these problems concern the possible...

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On Universal Grammar and Related Matters

Aug 23, 2010 by

Recently, Lera Boroditsky, a psychologist at Stanford and editor in chief of Frontiers in Cultural Psychology, published an interesting article in The Wall Street Journal on the subject of whether language influences the way people...

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