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  • Merdesaid the linguistics professor (in perfect French).†   (source)
  • Art worked as a linguistics consultant, this year on cases involving deaf prisoners who had been arrested and tried without access to interpreters.†   (source)
  • Over decaf cappuccinos one evening, she learned that Art had grown up in New York, and had a doctorate in linguistics from UC Berkeley.†   (source)
  • When at last the linguistics professor let go of the American actress's wrist, the German pop singer with the black beard and white flag called out her name.†   (source)
  • Of the making of books and articles about linguistics there is no end, and much study apparently does not weary the antagonists' flesh.†   (source)
  • Suddenly a Frenchwoman, a professor of linguistics, grabbed the actress by the wrist and said (in terrible-sounding English), This is a parade for doctors who have come to care for mortally ill Cambodians, not a publicity stunt for movie stars!†   (source)
  • Linguistics, the science of language, truly flowered as an academic discipline in the 1960s, followed more recently by sociolinguistics, the study of the interaction of language and society.†   (source)
  • Four hundred and seventy doctors, intellectuals, and reporters made their way to the large ballroom of an international hotel, where more doctors, actors, singers, and professors of linguistics had gathered with several hundred journalists bearing notebooks, tape recorders, and cameras, still and video.†   (source)
  • Two other linguists, Cecilia Cutler and Renee Blake of the Linguistics Department at New York University, studied the attitudes of teachers in six New York high schools.†   (source)
  • Such a comparison is made possible partially by the dialect survey begun by Bert Vaux, a linguistics professor at Harvard, which asks people in different states about a list of words and expressions.†   (source)
  • Simon regarded the publication of Webster's Third New International Dictionary in 1961 as a "resounding victory" for descriptive linguistics and "seminally sinister" for its permissiveness.†   (source)
  • Descriptive (or structural) linguistics had not yet arrived—that statistical, populist, sociological approach, whose adherents claimed to be merely recording and describing the language as it was used by anyone and everyone, without imposing elitist judgments on it.†   (source)
  • Comparative linguistics has traced even deeper roots, reaching back beyond the early third millennium when the peoples who would become the Greeks first broke off from their kindred linguistic groups and descended into the Balkan peninsula.†   (source)
  • It was only with aspirin and something Fay concocted for me that I was able to finish my linguistic analysis of Urdu verb forms and send the paper to the International Linguistics Bulletin.†   (source)
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