Literal-Minded

Linguistic commentary from a guy who takes things too literally

Interesting Discussions at LL and SC

Posted by Neal on November 12, 2004

Geoff Pullum of Language Log and Justin Busch of Semantic Compositions investigate the claim that the phrase right-wing think tanks is always (or at least, quite often) preceded by the adjective well-funded.

Also on Language Log, Mark Liberman and Erik Bakovic are on the track of a new development in the syntax and semantics of seem.

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