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October 8, 2012
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Questions for Geoff Pullum: The ‘Grammar Gotcha’ and Political Speech

A long campaign season with genuine gaffes and alleged misstatements began its culmination with the first presidential debate. Like many citizens, linguist Geoff Pullum, a visiting professor at Brown, was watching. Grammarian Geoff Pullum is the Gerard Visiting Professor of … Continue reading

August 5, 2011
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First Observational Test of the ‘Multiverse’

The theory that our universe is contained inside a bubble, and that multiple alternative universes exist inside their own bubbles – making up the ‘multiverse’ – is, for the first time, being tested by physicists. Two research papers published in … Continue reading