noun (used with a singular verb)
the study of the characteristics of language in general rather than of a particular language; theoretical, rather than applied, linguistics.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby general linguistics
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