Here’s a brief look at ‘data collection’ in linguistic research, what it might entail, and a quick theory on how the Observer’s Paradox might be changing.
The English alphabet has 5 vowels – a, e, i, o and u. Some may argue that y is a vowel (e.g. in the word “rhythm”) and it’s true that the number of ‘vowel sounds’ surpasses 5; think about how many vowel sounds are in these sentences that you’ve just read… Continue reading
I hear every so often someone saying (either to me or just in passing… and by “just in passing” I mean “eavesdropping”) that they do not have an accent. This got me thinking about whether it is correct to say that, or just a downright fallacy…