You are not currently logged in.
Access your personal account or get JSTOR access through your library or other institution:
If You Use a Screen ReaderThis content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
On Some Axioms about Sentence Length
D. L. Olmsted
Vol. 43, No. 1 (Mar., 1967), pp. 303-305
Published by: Linguistic Society of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/411399
Page Count: 3
Since scans are not currently available to screen readers, please contact JSTOR User Support for access. We'll provide a PDF copy for your screen reader.
Preview not available
Some postulates concerning the length of sentences, as advanced by Noam Chomsky, are considered in the light not only of grammatical possibilities, but also of behavioral probabilities; and certain implications for linguistic theory are suggested.
Language © 1967 Linguistic Society of America