Re: Joining FoRK?

Jeff Bone (
Wed, 04 Aug 1999 16:35:24 -0500

How about a definition of "linguisitic efficiency?" I've slept a lot
since my linguistics class, so I may well be using the term wrong. I
thought it had something to do with a theory of phonetic difficulty ---
minimizing certain kinds of sound combinations and in general numbers of
phonemes --- and some sort of common patterns of morphological