‘Linguistic’ Archive

I’m Classical Protestant. What’s ‘Solidarity’? April 8, 2017 1 Comment

Since the age of 23, I have been a believing orthodox Protestant Christian.  I was recently reading the latest book by R. R. Reno, Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society.  This book seems in many ways to go deeper than the other recent wave of books – The Benedict Option by Rod Dreher, Out […]

Our Second Linguistic (Phonemic) Test May 8, 2012 3 Comments

A few months ago we gave our readers a phonemic test about the distinction between pen and pin.  Now we will try our second, on a much newer shift that is obscuring a distinction that most English speakers used to be able to make. Try these sentences: Don and Dawn practiced la-la law in La […]