Re. Grammar vs. linguistics

Subject: Re. Grammar vs. linguistics
From: geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 1996 15:18:21 -0600

Here's a simplistic explanation of the difference.
Linguistics is to grammar as electromagnetic theory is to
electrical engineering: the first of each pair expresses
the underlying "physical" principles, whereas the second
represents the application of these principles in a
specific context.

--Geoff Hart @8^{)}
geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca

Disclaimer: If I didn't commit it in print in one of our
reports, it don't represent FERIC's opinion.


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