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Verb Concatenation in Asian Linguistics

"Across a large part of Asia are found a variety of verb-verb collocations, a prominent subset of which involves collocations typically displaying completive or resultative semantics. Such collocations are found in Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages of South Asia, Turkic and Iranian languages of Central Asia, and in Chinese languages...." – By Benjamin Slade

Phonetic Correlates of Sex, Gender and Sexual Orientation

"While superficially, sex and gender appear to be clearly defined and clearly differentiated terms, referring to physical or physiological differences on the one hand, and social or cultural differences on the other, the well-known case of the South African athlete Caster Semenya, who was banned from female competition due to the level of testosterone in her blood, shows in most striking fashion how quickly any demarcation of the two terms can become unclear. ..." – By Adrian P. Simpson and Melanie Weirich

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