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A: A semasiographologist is someone who studies and applies the semasiographic branch of the language tree.
December 13, 2012
Sampson wrote about language --- Published as an entry in The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences, MIT Press, 1999.
I may have first seen "semasiographic" in a paper by Marc Davis.
I decided "semasiographic" needed a word to describe a student/practioner, like linguist, so I invented semasiographologist.
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