Now that we’ve settled into the new year, things are humming along swimmingly.* I am happy to report that this month’s cover features Teena Rochfort-
There is good news, and bad news
Our editorial team has invested considerable effort in pulling together several binders full of women, all qualified to be cover candidates, and we will seek to have a more balanced gender ratio for as long as the binders hold out. That said, readers of SpecGram are encouraged to nominate linguists and other important figures in the history of the study of language
* By the way, those in Prof. Chornsky’s Ling 101 class need to provide a compositional semantic analysis of “humming along swimmingly” by Monday, Feb. 10, to get the extra credit. Double extra credit if the analysis is either stratificational or in pre-
† Definitely not both.