[Ads-l] Combining two people's names: Javanka

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jun 4 18:00:35 EDT 2017


> On 4 Jun 2017, at 14:53, Arnold M. Zwicky <zwicky at STANFORD.EDU> wrote:
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>> On Jun 4, 2017, at 2:26 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
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>> Here’s a study that confirms that men’s names generally occur before women’s names:
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>> "Men, not ladies, first: We're still sexist in writing” on ScienceDaily cites a study by Peter Hegarty in the _British Journal of Psychological Society_ in saying that male-first instances account for 79 percent of samples examined.
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>> https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100311092431.htm <https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100311092431.htm>
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> there's a fair amount pf literature on the subject. this blog posting of mine --
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> https://arnoldzwicky.org/2017/05/05/conjunct-order-in-the-comics/
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> summarizes an experimental studying confirming a massive bias for male numes first, the result of three separate biases: a phonological bias, a gender bias, and a frequency bias.
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> arnold

Thank you. The Liberman post includes an update in the middle with a link to a PDF of "Ladies first? Phonology, frequency, and the naming conspiracy”. BB
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