I *really* wish I could stop typing 'secondary syntax' instead of
'secondary notation'. :(

On 9 March 2011 13:47, alex <a...@slab.org> wrote:
> On 9 March 2011 13:31, Thomas Green <green...@ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> I wonder whether the way that spoken English sometimes uses pitch and stress
>> to emphasize particular parts of an utterance ("No, it's MINE!") should be
>> seen through the same spectacles? Of course, 'real' linguists have their
>> terms and analyses for these things, which are probably more useful.
> Yes absolutely!  Prosody is a *great* analogy for secondary syntax,
> and comparing them is one of the themes of the thesis I'm writing.
> They're both forms of mental imagery used to support language, i.e.
> paralinguistics.
> alex
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