Rules vs. Lists

A. Katz amnfn at
Fri Jul 4 12:49:01 UTC 2008

Yes, thank you for pointing that out. I did in fact know that Ngoni
Chipere had done some research on that in the late 90's, but I lost touch,
and I did not know there was a book out.

I will definitely get the book.


    --Aya Katz

On Fri, 4 Jul 2008, fgk wrote:

> As for the purported lack of linguistic research on greater and lesser
> abilities in
> language use by native speakers, I recommend consulting the book
> "Understanding Complex Sentences. Native Speaker Variation in
> Syntactic Competence" by Ngoni Chipere (Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2003).
> Best,
> Fred Karlsson

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