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Textbook suggestions for syntax, semantics/pragmatics and phonetics/phonology

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What are some of the difficulties that linguists face in defining the notion of "word"?

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Are we witnessing the death of stative "think"?

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Are language and thought the same?

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What does it mean to claim something about the phonemic or allophonic status of a speech sound?

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need to understand infinitive

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How and why did Prof James D. McCawley become disillusioned with math?

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What motivated the terms 'ergative' and 'absolutive'?

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What are different types of signs?

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Why is phonology part of a language, but writing isn't?

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Is the active vs passive voice distinction, a property of the verb or sentence itself?

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Is there a term for

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What is a word?

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Why are telling and counting related in many languages?

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an ambiguous wh-question with embedded clause

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Is the sound "w" a velar or a bilabial consonant?

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Is the general concept behind "Eskimo words for snow" true?

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What method of teaching foreign languages is more effective?

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stem classes and the terms "fusional" / "inflectional"

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Are sentences the only constituents that "sentence adverbs" modify?

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What is a group of determiners called?

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Why did Grice claim that the implicature is not “a part of what is said”?

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Syntax Explanation?

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What is the difference between assertive and non-assertive words?

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Did 'the' in 'the which' mean anything?

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White - Whitening, Light -?

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Relations between 'knee' and 'generation'

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All usage of the term fossilization in Linguistics and applied linguistics

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Why is verb conjugation difficult in many languages?

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Do central language regulation bodies accelerate or inhibit orthography changes?