James Crippen

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Science
Occupation Linguist
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Introduction I’m a linguistics doctoral candidate at the University of British Columbia, having done my master’s and bachelor’s at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. I used to be a computer programmer in a previous life. I was born and raised in Alaska, in Anchorage and Wrangell. I am Tlingit; Deisheetaan naax̱, Kaḵáakʼw Hít yeedáx̱, Shtaxʼhéen Ḵwáanx̱ x̱at sitee.
Interests linguistics, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, Athabaskan languages, Tlingit, language documentation, Lisp
Favorite Movies Dr. Strangelove, LoTR, The Prisoner

What reason do you have to believe the earth is flat?

I just looked outside and the horizon is flat. Like any good linguist, I know that one data point is sufficient for confirmation. Ergo, empirical evidence strongly supports the Pancake Model and proponents of the Flatbread Model are deeply misguided.