. . . are due to two fourth-year Ph.D. students, Osamu Sawada and Jackie Bunting!
Osamu’s manuscript “Pragmatic aspects of implicit comparison: An economy-based approach” was accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Pragmatics. As department chair Chris Kennedy has expressed, “This is a very impressive achievement indeed — well done, Osamu!”
Meanwhile, Jackie’s manuscript, “‘Give’ and take: How dative gi contributed to the decline of detransitive taki,” has been accepted for publication into the Journal of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics. Nice work!