"Colorless green ideas sleep furiously." -- Chomsky
"Don't talk about syntax at parties; people will walk away from you." -- Rubin
Friday, February 10, 2012
You see? I'm not the only one.
Apparently I'm not the only linguist who sometimes gets frustrated when people ask, "So how many languages do you speak?" Enjoy this little slide show that explains why that question works, but doesn't work, for a lot of us.