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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Sit. Stay. Fetch! — Do dogs have language?

Jan 24, 2011 by

Recently, I’ve been blogging a lot about the so-called “amateurish linguistics”. It does seem that practically every time I read something in the media that has to do with language, another example of...

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