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Re: The Gospel according to Chomsky

From:And Rosta <a.rosta@...>
Date:Saturday, April 13, 2002, 1:12
> At 2:44 pm +0200 11/4/02, daniel andreasson wrote: > >I got this in my e-mail today and thought I'd share it > >with you guys. This one is only funny if you are familiar > >with the works of Chomsky, but don't believe in them (me), > > Good - I've sometimes felt like a lonely unbeliever :)
This list has 350 subscribers, of whom, afaik, exactly 1.5 are Chomskyan believers: Matt and Marcus (who counts as 0.5). Of the professional linguists I have had as colleagues (in the same department) in the last 10 years, 0 out of 16 were Chomskyan believers. It may be the unbelievers who feel lonely, but it is the believers who are lonely. --And.


John Cowan <jcowan@...>
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