More overregularizations after all: new data and discussion on Marcus, Pinker, Ullman, Hollander, Rosen & Xu.

@article{Maratsos2000MoreOA,
  title={More overregularizations after all: new data and discussion on Marcus, Pinker, Ullman, Hollander, Rosen & Xu.},
  author={M Maratsos},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={183-212}
}
  • M Maratsos
  • Published 2000 in Journal of child language
Marcus, Pinker, Ullman, Hollander, Rosen & Xu (1992) claim that when the irregular past form of a verb is known, it is immediately known to be the correct form, such that over-regularizations only occur as speech errors, not as a genuine grammatical alternative; as a result, they argue, over-regularization rates are, when carefully inspected, very low. In… CONTINUE READING