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Another attack on UG (plus – 65,000 verb forms!)


There's a fascinating interview in the Guardian's Science Weekly Podcast with Daniel Everett, academic and linguist, who's spent a lot of time working with the Pirahã people in the Amazon, and has concluded amongst other things, that his findings do not... Continue Reading →

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Universal Grammar is wrong?


OK, so that is a bit of an oversimplification....  but it does appear as though another nail is being hammered into the coffin of Universal Grammar (UG). This has all come out of a recent research paper in the science... Continue Reading →

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