The Authors: Alan Ford is Professor of Linguistics at the Université de Montréal. His main areas of research are: Amerindian
languages, Morphology, and Philosophy of language.
Rajendra Singh is Professor of Linguistics at the Université de Montréal.
His other recent books include: Linguistic Theory, Language Contact and Modern Hinduism (1995), Towards a Critical
Sociolinguistics (1996), and Lectres Against Sociolinguistics (1996).
Gita Martohardjono is an assistant professor
of Linguistics at Queens College in New York. Her main area of research is second language acquisition.