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Unread 08-16-2018, 11:56 AM
John Isbell John Isbell is offline
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If linguistics is a science, it shouldn't of course matter whether McWhorter is black or not, just as it shouldn't matter whether Chomsky is black or not. Or Walter, whether your NYU professor of linguistics was a black feminist or not. Folks either master the science or they don't. That is perhaps science's two-edged sword.

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