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Linguistic Link: What Do Linguists Do?

Literacy News has a great litle blurb on a question all of us get on a regular basis: What do linguists do?¬†Although it mentions a wide-variety of the avenues available in the linguistics field profession-wise, it does make clear a common misconception. That is, being a linguist does not mean that you are “fluent in five languages and spend your day thumbing through dictionaries.”