The Linguistic Big Bounce—Dyman Freeson SpecGram Vol CLX, No 2 Contents Just Friend?—Helga Langenase & R. Lola Rennt
Additional 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 10th 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

Provide a word-formation rule for the pattern that you observe in these word sets:
Set A    Set B


More to come...

The Linguistic Big BounceDyman Freeson
Just Friend?Helga Langenase & R. Lola Rennt
SpecGram Vol CLX, No 2 Contents