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Our friend, semantics

Ordinary speech is full of such errors. Semantics is constantly correcting our carelessness.

William H. Gass, on some writing errors in a short excerpt. In "Enter A Sentence of Elizabeth Bishop's", Haprer's vol. 323, no. 1937, p. 78.

Linguas Links

A few notes:

  • Interested in seeing a Stack Exchange site for linguistics questions and answers?Commit to it here.
  • The b-greek mailing list is now a web forum. They are getting rid of the email list. It is the end of an era.
  • Here is another entry into the "[free Greek New Testament audio online][]" market. Bonus points for this one also including Latin.
  • Mark Goodacre's The Synoptic Problem: A Way Through the Maze is now available for free download in multiple formats at
  • Doing research online, O Firefox user? Zotero is an apparently helpful plugin.

The internet just keeps growing.