The Real Etymology of Timothy—Eura U. Pertú SpecGram Vol CLXIX, No 2 Contents Philologer’s Kvetchwhinge 33—Mordred Ilktost

Sundry 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 39th 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—Compound Ambiguity

Discuss the ambiguity of the compound English grammarian.


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The Real Etymology of TimothyEura U. Pertú
Philologer’s Kvetchwhinge 33Mordred Ilktost
SpecGram Vol CLXIX, No 2 Contents