Melissa Michaud Baese-Berk

Melissa Michaud Baese-Berk

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Melissa Michaud Baese-Berk is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Oregon.

Recent blog posts by this author

Did We Mishear Neil Armstrong’s Famous First Words on the Moon?

On July 20, 1969, an estimated 650 million people watched in suspense as Neil Armstrong descended a ladder towards the surface of the Moon. As he took his first steps, he uttered words that would be written into history books for generations to...