Latest Past tense Stories

2008-04-28 13:45:16

Psychologists at the University of Liverpool have discovered that children as young as six are as adept at recognizing possible verbs and their past tenses as adults.In a study conducted by the University's Child Language Study Center, children aged between six and nine were given sentences containing made-up verbs such as "Ëœthe duck likes to spling' and were asked to judge the acceptability of possible past tense forms. The study focused on the process the children used to come to...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'