Welcome back!

Hello everyone. I hope that y’all* had wonderful summers, and are now back and ready for more linguistic adventures.

A few things, quickly:

  • Registration is this week, and there are some cool linguistics courses being offered this semester:
    Fall 2009 LINGUISTICS W3101
    INTRODUCTION TO LINGUISTICS
    Section 001 Call Number: 95797 Points: 3
    Day/Time: TR 6:10pm-7:25pm Location: 702 Hamilton Hall
    Instructor: Alan Timberlake
    Fall 2009 LINGUISTICS W3997
    SUPERVISED INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
    Section 001 Call Number: 63651 Points: 2-4
    Instructor: Alan Timberlake
    Fall 2009 LINGUISTICS W4800
    LANGUAGE & SOCIETY
    Section 001 Call Number: 22847 Points: 3
    Day/Time: MW 4:10pm-5:25pm Location: 703 Hamilton Hall
    Instructor: John H McWhorter
    Fall 2009 LINGUISTICS W4903
    SYNTAX
    Section 001 Call Number: 50283 Points: 3
    Day/Time: MW 2:40pm-3:55pm Location: 707 Hamilton Hall
    Instructor: Alan Timberlake

    For more information look up Linguistics by subject in the Course Directory.

  • There will be a Cottage dinner in the near future…  date and time TBA.
  • Finally, a linguistics joke! A little macaronic silliness to spice up your weekend:
Q: According to Sigmund Freud, what comes between fear and sex?
A: Fünf.

That’s it for now. More announcements and tasty links to come.

* Because English needs a good second-person plural pronoun.

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