10/10/13 News Roundup

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Scholarly publishing?

Anonymous

Just a caveat: We shouldn't draw conclusions about scholarly publishing as a whole from articles about startups and fly-by-night presses.

Posted on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 8:37am

Agreed, and I don't think

Erin Brenner

Agreed, and I don't think we're doing that. Scholarly journalism has problems like any other industry, and two of them are detailed here. Copyeditors who work on scholarly texts should be aware of the issues.

Posted on Thu, 10/10/2013 - 9:07am

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The argument that "we" are the arbiters of what is language is true only if we are speaking of the descriptive dictionary, because that dictionary (MW 11, for example) describes how we use language and doesn't tell us how we should be using language.

A second problem with the "we" position is that it basically says language is whatever we want it to be whenever we want it to be something -- the Humpty Dumpty approach:

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'The question is,' said Humpty Dumpty, 'which is to be master — that's all.'"

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In other words, if we do not accept the dictionary as the definer of what a word means,

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then language anarchy ensues and communication stops. All of us rely on our ability to understand what another person is saying by using agreed upon (albeit subconsciously) definitions that are arbitrated by dictionaries.

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Posted on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 3:14pm

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