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Re: CHAT: Chomskyite

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, July 29, 2002, 4:53
And Rosta scripsit:

> I've only heard the term used in exactly that pejorative way.
I think that's the whole idea of using -ite rather than some other suffix.
> Interestingly, I haven't heard it for many years, probably because > the non-chomskyan strands in linguistics have gained in maturity > and establishedness both inside and outside grammatical theory.
Not unlikely. -- John Cowan "You need a change: try Canada" "You need a change: try China" --fortune cookies opened by a couple that I know