How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
Proceedings of the Fourteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
This volume presents the proceedings of the fourteenth West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics held at the University of Southern California. This volume is a comprehensive representation of the papers presented at the conference. Topics range from child language to the transitivity of verbs to determiners and context sets and the languages covered range from Cree to Hindi to German. This volume will be of interest to a wide range of linguists covering numerous special interests and fields.