~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Inspired by Elika Bergelson('s frequent speech errors)
|There was a cake that there wasn't eaten any of on the table.
|Stranded quantifier in base position
|Is that the task that we're trying to figure out what happens during?
|Pizza won't deliver to that block, so the real estate can't be that nice.
|I have people on my buddy list who I don't know who are.
|Wh-Island (Relativization) -- Also has flavor of a superiority violation but that's hard to tell
|That was louder than it hurt.
|EB, [having just slapped someone, the result of which was a loud sound]
|I'll only step in two inches deep or less puddles.
|Does he want that made copies of?
|That would involve controlling for factors that we don't know whether you controlled for.
|I. Sag, at Islands Mayfest
|He's the kind of character that you don't care what happens to.
|That's the function that I want to find a brain area that performs.
|I wore clothes that I didn't care whether got wet.
|Whether-Island, bonus: subject extraction
|But it's not clear that that's map-on-able on to this.
|Phrasal-Verb --> Adjective
|Ew, I'm getting your bottom-of-shoe bacteria in my ears!
|A: Do you know what needs to be done, that I might do tomorrow?
B: The fridge defrosted.
|SC elliptical response
|I think that for the next one that we're both free during we should do that.
|Relativization out of Adjunct
|She's at a lab where a bunch of people who work live in somerville.
|The executive is the person for whom the buck stops at their desk.
|Bad pied-piping and Resumptive
|CNN talking-head discussing Sarah Palin's RNC speech
|We're trying to find out what parts of the brain do we have a good idea are doing storage and what are doing retrieval.
|Bad Subject ATB
|`...[to] R-M D (with whom after speaking nearly always results in a breakthrough)'
|Relativization out of Adjunct
|<from an acknowledgments section of a thesis> Pointed out by ED
|There was nothing that looked like one should go in it.
|Resumption of neg-element
|Can you think of a minimal pair in spanish that distinguish [k] and [g]?
|Agreement Error (Plural Percolation)
|It's not just a question of how fast I speak, which I do.
|Are you terrible with women and don't know what you're doing?
|Coordinate structure Violation with Subject-Aux Inversion
|Craigslist Community Posting
|Two terms I'm going to be using a lot but are important I make clear.
|[I'm] Working on making this baby darker and have more contrast.
|Illicit coordination of SC-types
|some art blog
|one of the things we see that often justify use of the timing tier
|Agreement Attraction out of Partitive
| A: What're you cooking?
B: Dave dinner.
|"...its real pleasures are idiosyncratic, revealing themselves the more attentively and often you listen."
|Within 4 blocks of here I have 4 friends who are living
|"He doesn’t have Cheney’s cartoonish need for power and greed that’s so off the charts you don’t even understand how Cheney got that way."
|Principle C violation?
|Maureen Dowd: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/18/opinion/18dowd.html?_r=1&em
|...the sort of light fittings that take a whole lot of men and scaffolding to change the bulbs in.
|This is the phenomenon that they didn't know what to do about.
|[...When all the other farms were going under], that's how they survived their farm.
|`Survive' as a causative
|I've always longed for a brother like [name], now I do.
|...and on goes back the big bandaid
|Locative Inversion With Phrasal Verb
|it depends on how who prioritizes job happiness
|Wh-Island, Superiority Violation
|No, I understand why they don't though -- We get cried wolf a lot around here.
|Passivization of Intransitive
|This guy stole this woman's car that he was on a date with.
|Extraposition out of a Possessor (Left-Branch)
|I'm also really bad at keeping secrets and bad at not being paid lots of attention to.
|I'm sending you a sentence i'm trying to figure out why is hard.
|Wh-Island -- Subject across Adjunct
|The options that everyone are considering ...
|They look but they tell themselves they aren't.
|Bad Ellipsis Antecedence
|Don DeLillo, Underworld, p. 59
|There are more than one artists with this band name.
|Notional and Grammatical number mismatch, Comparative Trouble
|last.fm bio for band `Cave'
|"It remains to be seen whether people will shell out upwards of $500 for a device they're not sure they need, and aren't certain how they'll use."
|Wh-Island violation: Bonus: ATB
|Huffington Post 1/29/10, on iPad (Thanks to CP)
|"Wait a minute - I'm going to look for someone that I don't know who they are."
|Wh-Island violation with resumption
|Doctor Who - End of Time Spoof on Youtube
|Against Iran, I can understand why China wouldn't want sanctions.
|Wh-Island violation, bonus: topicalization
|Commentator on Diane Rehm Show 02/10/10, 10:27AM
|Can I be cut a slice [of bread]?
|Passivization of a Benefactor - perhaps weirder because of modal
|Comes in a small un-belch-inducing size bottle.
|Energy Drink Commercial
|[...Looking at an unidentifiable bit of roadkill...] I don't even know what that's a dead.
|Wh-Extraction of NP, stranding D and Adj
|We don't think babies probably do that.
|Neg-Raising blocked by quantificational adverb
|But the angry animal has even learned to spot when the front door is open – and runs into the house.
|It's one of those new media sources that the people who write for are mostly freelance.
|RC-Island + Subject Island Violation
|The cell that I told you that modifies the choice...
|NACS colloquium 04/30
|It's a lab where there are a lot of people who I respect that work
|It really culminated the four years I spent here
|Transitive use of `culminate'
|i figured i'd talk about the one thing that i know more ____ than you folks do so that I don't look stupid.
|Preposition Drop inside RC
|R. Stanley Williams, on the Memristor. Video available on Youtube
|That's the paintbrush that they painted the house on TV, remember?
|Preposition Drop inside RC
|There are words that I'm a native speaker and I've never seen before.
|Whoever wants to meet whoever wherever would be great
|To Gray will now almost certainly go the mayor’s office; the general election is a mere formality here.
|Formal Writing Fail: Overgeneralization of Locative Inversion(?)
|I don't stalk every girl that he friends on facebook and decide that I'm prettier than her.
|(Pseudo)-binding without c-command
|There is nothing that is close enough to each other to walk to.
A: I'm sorry, Jenna. You have failed the test of intelligence.
B: Oh really? Well so are you!
|30 Rock, Season 5, Episode 4
What band do you like every single song they have put out?
|Wh-movement out of island with resumption
|We talked about the syntax box and what are the nature of the rules...what the nature of the rules is."
|Post-verbal Agreement Attraction
|TB, Syntax I lecture
|What are you going to call Aunt Jill and say?
|CSC Violation, though reanalyzable as 'purposive' infinitival?
...that I'd like you to ask me to rate.
Intended:... that I'd like to ask you to rate.
|Phrasal/Argument Swap. Bonus: Swap results in overt-realization of message-level empty category (PRO).
|...take 'em to the back of my truck to rot them.
|Transitive use of 'rot', similar to emergence of 'to disappear s.o.'
|Hodgy Beats, on "Ooh" from PLay Cloths Holiday Mixtape 2011
|This is something that we already have evidence that happens.
|Extraction from RC-Island
|Another computational problem is what the distribution of sounds are, and figuring that out.
|I'm less likely to go into a place that i don't know what's gonna hapen to me when I go in.
|Wh-Island violation and Adjunct
|On a daily basis in someone's life, I'm going to make a difference.
|Fronting of a non-constituent
|Bus Ad for NJ Blue Cross Blue Shield
|I've never been in the zone like that before, probably never will again.
|Ellipsis without antecedent identity
|Chief Miles O'Brien, Star Trek: Deep Space 9 s03e21
|Is there a language like Ottawa that you know someone who might speak?
|"In some cases, the breast-baring baristas wouldn't sell coffee at all, and only be paid for showing skin, according to the Associated Press."
|Bad Coordination, exacerbated by contraction
|"They're here looking at the equipment and getting explained how things work.
|Get-passive with IO subject
|"This is the step that Stowe is most interested in her paper."
|Drop of stranded preposition (related to identity with P in following phrase?)
|"I harbor a bunch of presuppositions that I have no idea why."
|Wh-Island violation (Relativization), ellipsis of Island IP
|"I'm being have...ing" (intended: "I'm behaving.")
|Decomposition of one lexical item into two, misattachment of suffix
|"I don't know anyone with a PhD from Tufts. But to be fair, there are a lot of places that I don't know a person who's got a phd from."
|RC-Island, Negative Island violation
|"Just sold something on ebay... that the shipping will cost me more than I am getting paid"
|Vacuous Relativization, Intended Gap Site inside a Subject Island
|Facebook Wall Post
|"Those burgers take really quick to eat."
|Duration NP replaced by Adverb
|"He's an Ohio, who lives in engineer." (intended "He's an engineer who lives in Ohio.")
|NP Transposition -- BONUS:Proper and Common noun swap!
|"They wanted to know which event he was the first man who was killed during." (discussing a trivia question on Crispus Attucks. Answer: Boston Massacre)
|Island Violation (RC/Adjunct)
|"I never said this clace was plassy." (Intended: "I never said this place was classy.")
|Spoonerism, BONUS: transposition does not result in lexical items, DOUBLE BONUS: [pl] onset most likely primed by talk of "plastic cups" in previous sentence.
|"Since each other are the only people editing the entry we care about, let's make a pact to not check it until one of us hears something."
|Unlicensed Reciprocal in Subject position
|EB, by email
|Those are the decisions that coaches are afraid that they will be punished if they make.
|Adjunct Island Violation
|Colin McEnroe, 1/20/15
|There were no reading of social cues.
|Agreement attraction error. BONUS: post-verbal attractor, DOUBLE BONUS: attractor inside DE-QP
|Nobody the fuck trained us for this.
|Misplaced emphatic modifier (overgenerlization from wh paradigm?: Who the fuck trained us for this?)
|EB (submitted by EB and DK2 independently)
|What would you hope to have a model that did?
|Wh-movement from an RC
|There are no psychologists who know what imperfectivity are
|Agrement attraction from a more distant head AND Wh-Island violation
|Making slides take time.
|I need three verbs that people would have intuitions about how you form their past tense.
|Relativization out of Wh-Island, genitive resumptive.