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Posted: October 20, 2014 in quotations
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The ultimate measure of a man

Posted: June 5, 2014 in quotations


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.



Martin Luther King Jr.’s speech at Goodwin Stadium, Arizona State University, June 3, 1964. The recording includes a brief talk with Arizona NAACP supporters at the Tanner AME Church in Phoenix earlier the same day (48:25). That recording begins with introductions in progress.


“Empirical studies are extremely difficult to conduct in applied linguistics, as indeed in any other area of social sciences or the humanities, given the enormous number of different factors which can impact on any given study” (p.264).

Boulton, A. (2012). Corpus consultation for ESP. In  Boulton, A., Carter-Thomas, S. and Rowley-Jolivet, E. (eds.). 2012. Corpus-Informed Research and Learning in ESP. Issues and applications. Studies in Corpus Linguistics, 52. Amsterdam: John Benjamins: pp. 261-292.