Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Linguistic Sentences

Before going through the Linguistics program at Iowa State, I knew that the sentence buffalo, buffalo, Buffalo, buffalo, buffalo, buffalo, Buffalo, buffalo existed and was a correct sentence.  However, I did not know the workings of this sentence and exactly why it was a correct sentence.  Iowa State has taught me and I now understand this chart.
For clarity on the chart, you can visit the Wikipedia article where this chart was found at:

"Buffalo sentence 1 parse tree" by Johndburger (SVG by King of Hearts) - w:Image:Buffalo sentence 1 parse tree.png. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons -

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