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? ;-)
"i defend myself, therefore i exist."
~ herbert pagani