November 16, 2007

Sally Thomason Apoplectic?

As someone who knows Sally Thomason pretty well, both linguistically and personally, having served as an Associate Editor under her Editorship and stayed many times in her Montana cabin, I can attest that Tecumseh Fitch's suspicion that Sally belongs to "a certain cadre of linguists" who become "apoplectic" at "the mere mention of Chomsky's name" is wholly unfounded. Not only is he mistaken as to her theoretical orientation, but Sally doesn't become apoplectic about much of anything, except maybe knapweed.

Posted by Bill Poser at November 16, 2007 03:16 AM