Monthly Archives: October 2012

A few questions on British English

Are you a native speaker of British English? I need your judgements! Below you find six different sentences; I’m interested in finding out their possible interpretations (some sentences might be interpretable in more than one way, some might not). Leave … Continue reading

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NYC: Contrast & texture

Klaas bought me a camera recently, which means that this is my first trip ever to be documented in pictures. There seems to be a kind of theme to them.  

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October: Talks at NELS, NYU and Rutgers

I’ll be in the US to present at NELS this month (abstract here), and am very happy that the semantics folks at NYU and Rutgers have given me the opportunity to give a talk about my research at these universities … Continue reading

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