It has been said that this journal does not reflect the variety or vivacity of contemporary linguistics. Regular readers (hello to both of you!) may remark that certain subfields have been left fallow. Certainly, it is true that the Chomskyan programme has been subject to repeated satirical lunges while other theoretical catacombs have been left unexplored. No more!
This issue is replete with at least one piece that deigns to dignify the more referential corners of linguistics. It stares into the void and returns with phraseology fit for a feast.
One sad effect of this void-
There are also some more traditional articles. We think they’re funny. We hope you do too.