23 September 2011

Everyone thinks they're a language expert

From the American Anthropology Association's Anthropology News:

"If the topic is physics, most people are happy to defer to physicists; if the topic is digestion, even though most people can digest food, they still defer to the gastroenterologists. But if the topic is language, everyone thinks they’re a linguist."  Ron Kephart, rkephart (at) unf.edu

Read Kephart's entire article, For Ebonics, the New Milennium Is Pretty Much Like the Old One.





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