Another one of the fine blogs nominated at the Grammar.net “Best Blogs 2011” contest: Dougtinary. Featuring such fine words as broctology, POMicide, and hexterior. Words which might not have existed without Doug. Morphological fun for everyone!
Generative Linguists will be glad to find the LingBuzz archive, which currently boasts over 3000 papers (“old and new, published or not”). The site is hosted by CASTLE/Tromso and primarily features syntax, semantics, and phonology papers. LingBuzz.
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Language Avenue is another blog about linguistics. The link below covers basics of morphology, the branch of linguistics that deals with how words are constructed. It’s short, but it no doubt is a useful summary for those who are just … Continue reading
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Image via Wikipedia Last week was the 81st anniversary of the discovery of Pluto, which you may know, is no longer considered a planet. In 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) decided on new criteria for what should be considered … Continue reading
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