Date: Thu, 7 Dec 1995 00:15:26 -0500 From: SETH SKLAREY Subject: Re: Language and Intelligence >> >However, a historian may have a larger vocabulary than a linguist, >> >and both have larger vocabularies than a mathematician. > >I'm not convinced this is true; in fact I'd be surprised if there were >any significant differences in vocabulary size by discipline. Has any >research been done on this? > >Mary Bucholtz >Department of Linguistics >University of California, Berkeley OK, start counting, who has a larger vocabulary, Jesse Sheidlower or Daniel Boorstin? Einstein or Plutarch? SETH