Just got an email with this title from the Cognitive Science email list here at the University of Arizona. I was really excited at first because I thought they meant
But then I read the rest of the email and I realized they just meant
Ah well! I expect it'll still be interesting.
If they'd only sent the invitation as a sound file, this would never have happened. They would have said this,
and I'd have understood right away--that's what the Compound Stress Rule of English can do for you (see, e.g., the second para here).
(Hat tip to Andrew Carnie.)Posted by Heidi Harley at August 22, 2007 03:30 PM