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Monday, 21 March 2011

Autobiographical sketches 43 - Jude's linguistic tutorials with Dr Mulhausler

He always had a little cup of tea that he never washed so it just got more and more stained. He said 'Do you think it matters that my insides look like this?' I said 'No, they're inside'. We agreed on this.
It helped as the other stuff we talked about was rather complicated - Chomsky's mentalism, Skinner's behaviourism, sociolinguistics, pidgin and creole, high and low language (as it was called) in the Pitcairn Islands ...

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