I have a question: Is there a word for a sentence which has no lexical or grammatical errors but makes no sense? I know there’s “nonsense” or “craziness”, of course. Is there a linguistic term for it? Or is it outside the realm of linguistics?
“Colorless green ideas sleep furiously” is the canonical example. No single term for the situation seems to exist. “Grammatical-
Dear Speculative Grammarian,
If you had to buy a vowel, how much would you be willing to pay for it? R vwls rlly ncssry nywy?
W t SpcGrm wd drly lk t by(?) vwls, bt m frd wr xtrmly(?) lw n fnds. F y(?) knw whr w cn fnd ny(?) fr chp, pls d tll! W cn spr (prhps) twnty(?) t thrty(?) cnts (ttl).
Speculative Grammarian accepts well-