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Steven Pinker: Using Grammar as a Tool, Not as a Weapon

I listened to this Point of Inquiry podcast at lunch today, and thought many of you might find it interesting:┬áSteven Pinker: Using Grammar as a Tool, Not as a Weapon | Point of Inquiry. The English language is often treated … Continue reading

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Language structure: You’re born with it — ScienceDaily

More evidence that we are not born blank slates, and that language is probably very ancient, developing over┬áhundreds of thousands, if not millions of years. Humans are unique in their ability to acquire language. But how? A new study shows … Continue reading

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