Mark Newbrook studied classics at Oxford and linguistics at Reading, taking his Ph.D. there in 1982. He has worked as a lecturer and researcher in linguistics in Singapore, Hong Kong, Perth (Western Australia), and Melbourne, and for several years has been the linguistics consultant to Australian Skeptics.
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Old-Time Religion, Old-Time Language
Jesus buried in Japan? Literal belief in the Tower of Babel? Hindu influence in the American Southwest?
A Russian researcher named Valeri Belianine has been developing a new subfield called "phonosemantics."
An Australian writer claims to have discovered Reverse Speech, a previously unreported human language phenomenon.
...Menzies proposes that both shores of the Pacific were extensively traveled and surveyed by the Chinese in late medieval times
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