January 21, 2008

The Linguists at Sundance

Ben Zimmer is more on the ball than I am this MLK holiday weekend (as he has been in the past): he couldn't even wait until the water cooler tomorrow to tell me about this Reuters article, which begins like this:

Indiana Jones' spirit certainly infects the intrepid heroes of "The Linguists." These are bold academics who plunge into the jungles and backwater villages of the world to rescue living tongues about to go extinct.

I'd been hoping to follow up on my last post with a tie-in to the two Stanley Fish posts discussed by Mark last week, but work and life have gotten in the way and I need more time. More to come.

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Posted by Eric Bakovic at January 21, 2008 10:35 PM