Recently, in a discussion with a friend, I noted that there is often a knowledge gap between the […]
Today is the 17th Annual Septuagint Day, as the IOSCS has pronounced it. Our celebration this year is […]
Notes on grammatical gender that I’m trying to not make boring. English speakers usually imagine this stuff only matters for very narrow and wrong reasons. Part I.
Words do not have senses. At least in the sense we like to think they do. In this post we’ll look at a new model of mapping meaning that’s gaining momentum among Cognitive Linguistics.
Editor’s note: this article was originally published on the blog Old School Script. We have taken over its […]
In Part I, we tried to give a basic overview of what aspect is, along with one practical application for paying attention to aspect. In Part II, we considered some of the various points of agreement and disagreement among scholars on this topic. With this background, we are in a better place to discuss perfect aspect. Part III provides a condensation of parts of my chapter on the perfect in Black & Merkle (2020).
Andrew Keenan continues his investigations…For the rest of the series, see: Tarnishing the Ideal. Wittgenstein’s work has a […]
But there’s a far simpler explanation of the data that does not need Porter’s overwrought prominence model.
Scholars in Press: An interview with Rachel Aubrey
The introductory volume on linguistics and exegesis to which I contributed two chapters is finally in print. Linguistics […]