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Divers 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 37th 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—-ian Suffix

Explain whether -ian carries the same meaning in the the words comedian and Italian.

Answers

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Linguistics Nerd CampBethany Carlson
From the Archives!The SpecGram Editorial Hotline and Κολοσσός Vacuum TubesThe SpecGram Archive Elves™
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