I would like to correct the false impression y’all gave Ms. Selig-
Erma Trudy Ermintrude
In a particularly brutal fit of anomie, we discussed this issue among ourselves. One of our interns with unfortunate experience stated, “Dr. Pepper is best drunk with a fresh, cool breeze wafting through your hair as you sit in the shade of a spreading tree. It’s no wonder she found it such a disappointment.” Said intern, Lucy Kopfte-
Speculative Grammarian accepts well-
Dear Editors of SpecGram,
A recent edition of /nuz baɪts/ alluded to the fact that German Mädchen (“girl”) is grammatically neuter, while Frau (“woman”) is feminine
SpecGram used to be a beacon of light and learning in the field of linguistics. For shame!
P.S. That article was kind of mean, too. Economists probably have feelings too!
We often include
jokes material that requires background knowledge. Part of the fun of SpecGram is realizing how few other people are laughing at with you. No, wait, is that elitist? Who cares?! Not us, we actually feel pretty neuter-al about it.
Flip the Switch!