"What is certain is that forms of fraud and fraudulent practices have been on the rise. Actions that in the past were not considered fraudulent—conflicts of interest, insider trading (i.e., the use of privileged information), the valuation of specific assets—are today penalized and regulated. In this sense, we can say that the types of fraud have increased as businesses have diversified, the number of stakeholders has increased, the complexity of operations has grown, and the economy has become globalized."
"Labial Instability in Sound Change argues for a particular school of sound change (John Ohala's phonetic theory) while clarifying the complex relationships among speech perception, acoustic and articulatory phonetics, language typology, and sound change."
"Previous attempts to explain the similarities between the Indus Valley script and the rongorongo of Easter Island, which have relied on notions of cultural contact or historical derivation, have proved unfruitful.”
"At issue in Daubert was the definition of ‘scientific knowledge’ within the meaning of the Federal Rules of Evidence, the possession of which is a prerequisite for the testimony of an ‘expert.’ Since its decision in Daubert, the Supreme Court has been criticized for its ‘misguided’ attempt to demarcate science from non-science, and the clarity of the philosophy of science expressed in Daubert has been called into question."
"Although the default word order for English declarative sentences is subject-verb-object (SVO), a number of seeming exceptions exist in which the verb precedes the subject. However, at a fundamental level such constructions are not really exceptions but are rather manifestations of a deeper level of syntactic organization that requires the verb to be the second fundamental constituent in the clause."
"Simply put, the ESL syllabus must break free of the longstanding intellectual imperiousness of the standard to embrace instruction that encompasses the many Englishes that learners will encounter and thereby achieve the culturally responsive pedagogy so often advocated by leaders in the field."