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  Haiku on language and language analysis  (PDF document - 56 KB)
  More haiku on language and language analysis  (PDF document - 47 KB)
  Reflections on language structure and the challenges of language analysis, using the popular seventeen-syllable poetic form from Japan.  
 
  Tone languages and language (un)awareness  (PDF document - 71 KB)
  This squib, which was published in 2007, proposes that native speakers often lack awareness of tone and other suprasegmentals, and discusses the ways that this affects the design of writing systems and the teaching of reading.   
 
  Algunas reflexiones sobre la preservación del mixteco  (PDF document - 87 KB)
  This paper, written in Spanish, was presented to the congress of the Ve’e Tu’un Savi (Mixtec Language Academy) in December 2002 to encourage its members both to preserve Mixtec as a living language by speaking it to their children, and to preserve aspects of it in written, audio, and video form.