Phonology and Technology

Phonology and Technology

Working with the International Phonetic Association (IPA) this week. I am certainly not an expert in phonology or phonetics, but it doesn’t take much to get a generative conversation going when you put up a chart on a wall and say, “Hey, let’s study...
Hanging with Strong Verbs

Hanging with Strong Verbs

A student had this question today: “I was reading a book at home and came across the sentence: ‘She hanged herself’ and I thought it was a mistake because the word should be hung and my mom told me that the author was correct as is, hanged. Who is...
Blending with Lewis Carroll

Blending with Lewis Carroll

A student had finished writing her sentence using the word include for a routine and was reading it aloud to the evaluators (the class) as follows: “I always like to include waffles in my linner.” She explained to the class (and me) that linner is a meal...