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Resources: Ambiguous English Pronouns and Prescribed Reading

Many prescriptivists fear that the use of singular they  (as in, “A student should take their time when considering prescriptive rules.”) is incredibly problematic.  They are dissatisfied with the lack of plural agreement, though evidence suggests that the traditionally prescribed … Continue reading

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Language News: Linguistics and Immigration

The article below includes discussion by linguist Otto Santa Ana on the immigration debate.  For anyone who’s interested in how language and thought interact, this discussion is worth a look: Maryland Newsline Politics: Making It in America.

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