Solve it did you? Speak Yoda how to

Earlier today I set you the following puzzle about the peculiar grammar of Yoda, Star Wars’ pointy-eared Jedi master. Yoda inverts pairs of phrases before speaking. If Yoda says “Believe you I don’t”, we know what he means is “I don’t believe you.” Here’s a way to mark up a Yoda sentence to recover its…

Solve it can you? Speak Yoda how to

Today the British linguistics community is launching a campaign to make language analysis – the study of patterns in language – part of mainstream school education. To celebrate this campaign, about which more below, here’s a puzzle about Yoda, the cuddly Star Wars Jedi Master. Ready are you? Unless you’ve been hiding in a galaxy…