more pop language books...

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue May 26 01:31:44 UTC 2009

At 4:26 PM -0400 5/23/09, Laurence Horn wrote:
>...reviewed by Roy Blount, Jr. again.
>Last time my skepticism about his expertise for this task was
>vigorously countered by others here, so I'll restrict myself to
>wondering how the condemnation of the use of "hopefully" as a
>sentence adverb (= 'it is to be hoped that') is an instance of
>*non*-prescriptivism.  Oh well.  Nice to have a new reference book on
>Klingon et al.
And since nobody else has mentioned it, here's something else from
yesterday's Times about which there is nothing unalloyed.  Attaboy

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