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CHAT: Chomskyite

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Friday, July 26, 2002, 15:03
julien eychenne scripsit:

> Amazing, because Chomsky has Jewesh origins, and his father was a hebrew > teacher.
Just so. Hence the cynical comment about Chomskyite universality: "If it works in English, Italian, and Hebrew, it's universal." "I do not wish to be called a Chomskyite, as if I were a believer in some absurd religion." -- Some professional linguist or other -- John Cowan At times of peril or dubitation, Perform swift circular ambulation, With loud and high-pitched ululation.


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