English Speakers

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    The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    The most striking aspect of linguistic competence is what we may call the ‘creativity of language,’ that is, the speaker’s ability to produce new sentences, sentences that are immediately understood by other speakers although they bear no physical resemblance to sentences which are ‘familiar.’
    Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)