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"I love ambiguity more than most people" is of course ambiguous, since it could mean "I love ambiguity more than most people (love ambiguity)" or "I love ambiguity more than (I love) most people." And in the case of some linguists, both of those propositions may have positive truth values.

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"Linguistics: When you can analyze the syntactic processes of a language but can't say hello in the language." I'm like this with Chinese... and Latin.

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from Flavorwire

Literary Smackdown: Chaucer vs. Shakespeare

Who Invented More New Words? A comparison by Flavorwire (and linguist Vivian Cook). Words in bold are just ones the Flavorwire staff found amusing.

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English Is Weird Infographic   --   Did you know that English is the first language of between 300 and 400 million people. English is the most published language in the world. However, only about 5% of the total population of the world speaks English as a native language?  Learn more about the English language in an infographic from Kathleen Connors.
from Linguistics Girl

English Is Weird Infographic

English Is Weird Infographic -- Did you know that English is the first language of between 300 and 400 million people. English is the most published language in the world. However, only about 5% of the total population of the world speaks English as a native language? Learn more about the English language in an infographic from Kathleen Connors.

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