Questions based on the video by Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a window

Questions based on the video by Steven Pinker: Linguistics as a window to understanding brain
What are the three different ways in which Ed- is pronounced three different ways: Give three different examples from those produced in the video
According to the speaker, why is it that the utterance “can’t get any satisfaction” is deemed more accurate than “can’t get no satisfaction”?
Why did we humans evolve a throat that leaves us vulnerable to choking?
There are three lines of evidence that the speaker presents to support the claim that there can be thought without language. What are these three supporting pieces of evidence?
Where are the harmonics generated?
Write two reasons (not just the names/labels) the speaker gives for computers not being able to understand spoken language the way humans do?
What does “He be workin” mean? What does “He workin” mean?
In what sense are the sentences in #7 grammatical?
If we don’t use the slot filling method, according to the speaker, what is it that we use?
The speaker uses terms such as “Short term memory” and “long-term dependencies” in a section. Use these terms to state the fact that he discusses. You may use the example to support this fact.
What age is referred to as the two-word stage?
What did Ferdinand De Saussure propose?
What are the examples the speaker presents to support the claim that even very young children are being creative syntactically and morphologically? Why are these examples of “creativity”?
Why is written language not considered “language” in the linguistic sense?
What does “universal grammar” mean?
The speaker explains that syntax doesn’t consist of “linear associations”. Explain this using “colorless green ideas sleep generously”.
What is referred to as poverty of input?
What does he use “Bluck” as an example of?
What is the above fact an aspect of: phonology, morphology or syntax?
What happens when rules of phonology from one language are applied on another language?
What is the vocabulary size of a typical high school graduate? And, what does this tell about the rate of learning of words?
What parts of the vocal system amplify the harmonics?
Are all harmonics amplified for all speech sounds? Yes or No.
Language is creative but the speaker says there are a “small number of clichéd formulas” – can you give a few (2 or so) examples of these?
Conan will discuss sex with Dr. Ruth.
What do we call these types of sentences?
Why wouldn’t a slot filling method of processing help to understand this sentence?
Could you explain the relevance of the George experiment with regard to this particular sentence?