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24 June 2016

Inside Language | Why does the perpendicular pronoun cause us so much trouble? Peter Clarke talks to linguist Kate Burridge


Small words can create big problems. In the latest Inside Language podcast, Peter Clarke talks to linguist Kate Burridge about misplaced pronouns.

Duration: 8 minutes 59 seconds

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