From the Archives!—The Sikɹɪt Kɹʌʃ Linguist’s Locket—The SpecGram Archive Elves™ SpecGram Vol CLXIX, No 1 Contents On How Middle Voice Should Not Constrain for Syntax—Babylon J. Middleton
Ample Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know
(because they aren’t actually true)

gathered at great personal risk of
psycholinguistic harm from actual student papers

by Madalena Cruz-Ferreira

This 38th collection of students’ pearls of wisdom, laboriously digitised from hand-written papers, demonstrates once again how students new to the study of language speculate about grammar after having imperfectly absorbed what their teachers think they have taught them.

Test Question—Word Stress

Drawing on your knowledge of the ESR (English Stress Rule), discuss the stress pattern of the standard pronunciation of the word phenomenon.

Answers

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From the Archives!The Sikɹɪt Kɹʌʃ Linguist’s LocketThe SpecGram Archive Elves™
On How Middle Voice Should Not Constrain for SyntaxBabylon J. Middleton
SpecGram Vol CLXIX, No 1 Contents