Noble prize for linguistics
lamb at rice.edu
Wed Oct 27 21:24:36 UTC 2010
Right, Mark. But you may be interested to know that Ken Pike was
once nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, because of his work in
4th world societies.
On Wed, 27 Oct 2010, Mark P. Line wrote:
> Yuri Tambovtsev wrote:
> > Is there any solid and respected prize for linguists like the Noble prize?
> > Should linguists establish it? Be well, Yuri Tambovtsev
> It can't be done.
> Any such award would have to be awarded by a well-balanced committee of
> linguists. No such committee would ever produce a majority opinion about
> anything related to linguistics. In fact, it would generally produce no
> less than N+1 contradictory opinions on any question, given a committee
> size of N.
> -- Mark
> Mark P. Line
> Bartlesville, OK
Sydney M. Lamb
Linguistics and Cognitive Sciences
Rice University, Houston, TX
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