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Abbreviations and Acronyms: Wild Obscenities in Rudimentary Dementia

How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood and was not being forced to chuck wood due to the pressures of the bigger, wellpaid woodchucks claiming the twigs they threw could still be considered wood?

Published Monday, 13 January 2003

Logic patterns in language and existence

Dawn follows dusk as water follows gravity. Dusk soon follows dawn, done after the day is drawn. Gravity, in like fashion, flows with it the folly of water, a drip and trickle leading all toward ...

Written Wednesday, 5 January 2011 under The Language Instinct


Sigh: to, well, I say “to,” but I’d like to clarify. I don’t mean “to” as a preposition, and neither do I mean it as an adverb. No, when I say “to,” I refer to the infinitive ...

Written Monday, 9 November 2009 under The Language Instinct

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