What the tannic hell is going on here? I go on sabbatical for three weeks and I come back to all of this tea- and coffee-
As an ardent achaudic acaffeinist
Back to the topic at hand: linguistics
It’s like crossing lines, mixing levels, having non-
Savages! You are all savages!5 SpecGram is not about tea or coffee, it’s about capturing that ineffable feeling that comes from discovering knowledge. Now get back to effing work!6
1 Bowing to culture and tradition, I will occasionally drink hot chocolate with my family, but I put so much milk in it that it is at best warm chocolate, and I like vanilla better anyway. I also have been known to drink Mt. Dew, but only for the flavor.
2 Things can get a little more snowcloney than that: “an X is a machine for turning Y into Z”, where X can be linguist/
3 Well, okay, a phonologically null t or two would probably be tolerable.
4 Unless you have tenure.
5 Savages without tenure
6 Get your paperwork done by Friday and I may raise your annual performance review grade to a C-.
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