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Anti-Chomsky Insults (was: ? how would you classify this language ?)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Sunday, September 19, 2004, 7:52
On Sep 17, 2004, at 2:42 AM, Roger Mills wrote:
>> No. The whole reason that they proposed gaps and movement was that > their syntax didn't match up with the extent word order. So when they > talk about "word order", they mean surface word order--otherwise all > languages would have the same word order (at least, according to some > linguists). >
> Don't they???? (Signed, Noam) :-)))))))
Noam Chomsky's first name is generally pronounced /no:m/, right? (as opposed to other "Noam"s where the /a/ is pronounced). So i was wondering, do any of his ideological/theory-disagreeing opponents call him "the Gnome" /no:m/ as an insult? ;-) -Stephen (Steg) "i defend myself, therefore i exist." ~ herbert pagani


Chris Bates <chris.maths_student@...>Anti-Chomsky Insults
Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>