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"Topic... Comment" pieces from Natural Language and Linguistic Theory

A Touch of Crass (on popularizations of linguistics)

Double Standards (on the "Ebonics" flap)

Gimcrack Nation (electronic lists and scientific community; also appeared in Lingua Franca, Jan. 1995)

Snowblind (trying to have the last word on Eskimo)

The View from Section Z (linguistics as a science)

Angels in America (language policy at home and abroad)

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