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  • Each other is a reciprocal pronoun that requires a plural antecedent, or in non-linguistic terms, whoever each other refers to has to be plural.

    2009 September « Motivated Grammar

  • Each other is a reciprocal pronoun that requires a plural antecedent, or in non-linguistic terms, whoever each other refers to has to be plural.

    Singular “they” and the many reasons why it’s correct « Motivated Grammar

  • So long as the word is used in an "average" trademark use context, a word mark's semantic meaning is shown to be overshadowed by the non-linguistic, contextual markers that establish its distinctiveness as a source indicator.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • A weaker version merely suggests that language influences thought and certain non-linguistic behaviours.

    June « 2010 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • But these arguments say fairly little about what these universals might be like -- they could be very linguistically-specific (e.g., X' theory) or they could be fairly general, e.g., some kind of non-linguistic inductive principle might be key (Chomsky dubbed it "discrete infinity", if I recall correctly -- what a horrible name).

    Do Language Universals Exist?

  • So you'd probably want some non-linguistic task that you'd get wrong if you aren't paying careful attention.

    1/3 of Americans can't speak?

  • With new sensitivity to the possible richness of social interactions in an entirely non-linguistic world, all of these once ordinary activities now seemed to me to be an untapped font of information.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • Most of us here are practicing translators or readers of translation rather than theorists, and I thought it might be interesting to hear from someone who has delved into the sociological and non-linguistic aspects of the activity that keeps us so busy.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Yet in order to assert this one has to stand in a view from no-where, since we manifestly always already mediate our apprhension through language and concepts what would it mean to have a non-linguistic apprhension of something?

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ethics, But Were Afraid to Ask, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • With new sensitivity to the possible richness of social interactions in an entirely non-linguistic world, all of these once ordinary activities now seemed to me to be an untapped font of information.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

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