Linguists as Visionaries

  • Charles DeBose


The first line of the song recalls that, “they all laughed at Christopher Columbus when he said the world was round;” and successive lines and verses allude to various other persons known for their role in world-changing creations, discoveries, and inventions – Edison for recording sound; Hershey for his chocolate bar, etc.


Noun Phrase Native Speaker Double Negative Bilingual Education Linguistic Knowledge 
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© Charles E. DeBose 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles DeBose
    • 1
  1. 1.California State UniversityUSA

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