Thursday, December 1, 2011


The New York Times recently published a list of "Pinkerisms"--selections from Steven Pinker’s writings on language, evolution and the mind.

Here's one:

Words and Rules,” 1999

Thanks to the redundancy of language, yxx cxn xndxrstxnd whxt x xm wrxtxng xvxn xf x rxplxcx xll thx vxwxls wxth xn “x” (t gts lttl hrdr f y dn’t vn kn whr th vwls r).

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