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The sonic boom of galactic fan-jets

I’m reading Sarah C. Gudschinksy’s How to learn an unwritten language, published in 1967. The lessons are still relevant, but some of the examples are charmingly quaint (as is the convention of addressing the prospective fieldworker as ‘he’).  Her examples of open-class lexemes must have been considered cutting-edge in their time. This from p25:

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