Linguistic purity?

"Purity" at xkcd: Addendum by Simon Holloway at Davar Akher: "Of course, you can’t see Linguistics because it’s waaaay over to the right." That's funny, but not it's really accurate. The interesting thing about linguistics is that it's spread out all along Randall Munroe's continuum: there's sociolinguistics, and psycholinguistics, and biological linguistics (as in the … Continue reading Linguistic purity?