End of ADS-L Digest - 14 Dec 1993 to 15 Dec 1993 ************************************************ There are 8 messages totalling 190 lines in this issue. Topics of the day: 1. modren metathesis (4) 2. name that decade 3. productive competence (2) 4. HELP! Bob Marley Lyrics ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Date: Thu, 16 Dec 1993 10:21:00 EST From: "Dennis.Preston" <22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.BITNET> Subject: Re: modren metathesis Rudy - Your point about prductive and receptive competencies is an excellent example of some of the psycholinguistic boats we are missing as variationists. How one processes input from radically different underlying systems is another challenge to the monolithic (or actually absurdly polylithic) notion of the classic notion of linguistic competence. Dennis Preston <22709mgr[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]msu.bitnet>