Not a wire news service but still more reliable than most newspapers.
In the light of documents released exclusively to SpecGram via trusted intermediaries (thanks, grad students
“All that guff about etymology and Akkadian roots was all a big sham,” said Prof Simon Saez of High Cough University. “Look, anyone who tries to explain the house/
In a tearful interview in front of the world’s linguistic press (all three of us!), he also admitted that “The Great Vowel Shift” was a hoax cooked up by graduate students after a particularly bad takeaway and its rather painfully constricting after-
It is thought that several textbooks will need to be rewritten and at least a handful of linguists and blokes in pubs will feel less smug in the light of these shocking revelations.