General Linguistics

What is linguistics?

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It endeavours to answer the question--what is language and how is represented in the mind?
Our language, tiger, our language is hundreds of thousands of available words, frillions of new legitimate ideas, hm, so that I can say the following sentence and be utterly sure that nobody has ever said it before in the history of human communication: "Hold the news reader's nose squarely waiter, or friendly milk will countermand my trousers."...