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Article on asymmetry in affixation receives Best Paper in Language Award

Why are suffixes more common than prefixes across the languages of the world? A forthcoming article suggests that prosody, the stress and intonation patterns of speech, may provide the answer....

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LSA publishes Extended Abstracts for 2014 Annual Meeting

Over 30 extended abstracts from the Linguistic Society of America's 2014 Annual Meeting are now available free online:

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In Memoriam: William H. Jacobsen, 1931-2014

The LSA notes with regret the death of William H. Jacobsen, a Life Member (and member since 1952) of the Society.  Click here for an obituary from the University of Nevada-Reno, where he...

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