Field of Science

What you missed on the Internet last week: 10/29/2012

What is the oldest linguistics department in the USA?
Language Log tries to figure it out. And out. This is more interesting than it sounds.

Oppan Chomsky Style
MIT students remake the world's most famous Korean music video. Chomsky cameos.

Are the McArthur Fellowships the world's most clever marketing scheme?
The Lousy Linguist wants to know.

Mitt Romney's speech patterns
Mark Liberman of Language Log analyzes the presidential hopeful's disfluencies.

If I'm not looking at you, you can't see me
According to children at the University of Cambridge

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