Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Linguistics more scientific than Evolutionary Biology!

Well, that's a lame effort to find a positive side here.

Following a link from Wonkette to the Chronicle of Higher Education, I see that the Department of Higher Education is offering Smart Grants that include "the scientific study of language" (under 'foreign languages', not science), while the science fields listed as eligible for grants do not include evolutionary biology.


Janelle Renee said...

I noticed that Intelligent Design wasn't listed as eligible for grants, either. Evolutionary Biology should be happy about that.

Congratulations to Linguistics!

I was delighted to read on Oscar's site that you have your own blog. Yay!

Mr. Verb said...

Many thanks! Let's assume that Intelligent Design (or whatever bogus name they're giving it at that point) will show up on next year's list!