Language Death by Speaker Rejection—A Few Case Studies—William Carlos Williams Carloses Williamses SpecGram Vol CLXV, No 1 Contents Among the Metal Mouths—An Anthropological Linguistic Study of the Fɛʀ↓ʁʘʊⓢ↑—Claude Searsplainpockets & Helga von Helganschtein y Searsplainpockets
Resurgent 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 22nd 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

Draw a phrase structure tree diagram of the sentence Tea with some lemon tastes really nice.

Answers

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Language Death by Speaker RejectionA Few Case StudiesWilliam Carlos Williams Carloses Williamses
Among the Metal MouthsAn Anthropological Linguistic Study of the Fɛʀ↓ʁʘʊⓢ↑Claude Searsplainpockets & Helga von Helganschtein y Searsplainpockets
SpecGram Vol CLXV, No 1 Contents