19.3796, Qs: Linguists Writing About Their Own Children

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Subject: 19.3796, Qs: Linguists Writing About Their Own Children

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Date: 10-Dec-2008
From: Arika Okrent < arika at okrent.com >
Subject: Linguists Writing About Their Own Children

 

	
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Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2008 13:39:08
From: Arika Okrent [arika at okrent.com]
Subject: Linguists Writing About Their Own Children

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It can't be helped. Every linguist with a child is also a scientist with a
subject.  I am looking for examples of works published by linguists about
the language behavior of their own children. For example, Sadock's ''The
Bennish Optative'' (CLS, 1982) or Jaeger's ''Kids' Slips'' (2005). They
might be broad programs of study (a la Piaget) or one-time papers. I am
interested in the the unique perspective that being a linguist gives to a
parent of small children.

Arika Okrent 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition






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