VOLUME XXXII, NO. 2 ISSN 1548-1484 SPRING 2008

Editor's note

We welcome readers to the California Linguistic Notes Archives. We invite articles, remarks & replies, squibs, and review articles for future issues. We welcome comments on any material that appears here. See submissions link for information on how to make a submission. Editorial decisions are made promptly.

Patricia Schneider-Zioga, editor


Krylov and the Silf letters: The question of authorshipPDF File

By Yuri Tambovtsev, Yuliana Tambovtseva, and Ludmila Tambovtseva

Lexical computation: The case of Lamnso' personal namesPDF File

By Lendzemo Constantine Yuka

Discursive practices in Nigerian Pentecostal Christian songsPDF File

By Rotimi Taiwo

On The ethnohistorical reconstruction of communicative behaviorPDF File

By Guillermo Bartelt

Deification or assassination of language: Linguistic alienation in Wole Soyinka's The RoadPDF File

By Nelson O. Fashina

Causative constructions in Modern PersianPDF File

By Ahmad R. Lotfi

A Play Of Signifieds: Realism, literature, and the politics of meaningPDF File

By Yomi Olusegun-Joseph

Inheritance of loss: Narrative and history in Helon Habila's Measuring TimePDF File

By Christopher Anyokwu

The Semantic behaviour of Mandarin LAI in serial verb constructionsPDF File

By Tong King Lee

Verbal art and linguistic science: A second approximationPDF File

By Norbert Francis

Vocabulary learning can be funPDF File

By Ali Rahimi and Rahman Sahragard


Review of Spider Lilies, a filmPDF File

by Jyh Wee Sew

Syed Ali Tawfik Al-Attas, Eh! Wat yu talking?: Chronicles of Malay humourPDF File

by Jyh Wee Sew

Merja Kytö, Mats Rydén, and Erick Smitterberg,  Ed.. Nineteenth-century English: Stability and changePDF File

by Robert D. Angus

Joseph C. Salmons & Shannon Dubenion-Smith, Eds. Historical linguistics 2005PDF File

by Robert D. Angus

Khara L. Pence & Laura M. Justice. Language development from theory to practicePDF File

by Robert D. Angus

James R, Hurford, Brendan Heasley, & Michael B. Smith. Semantics: A coursebookPDF File

by Robert D. Angus