Linguists rarely enter politics
It was after 10 o’clock on a Tuesday when I received the email, and I thought to myself, Who would expect a timely reply to such a thing? (Have you ever found yourself wondering why there are empty cells in the IPA chart?) “Math 160A (Intro to Probability and Statistics) is to be banned for promoting gambling.” The outrage that I feel strip all inflectional morphology from my sentence, and I am stand before my peer froth with indignation and countless deep emotion.
And so, just as the fact that the Russians first encountered Evenkis near the Sym’ River, where /ʃ/ in the dialect corresponds to /s/ in the other dialects, giving us shaman for the common Tungusic saman, so this shilly-
If you disagree, you can take your arguments and stick them up Neptune.
1 Though fieldworkers are advised to pack a hard hat just in case.1.1
1.1 An appropriate number of interns were flogged, naturally.
2 The patent clerk who originally suggested this gained something less than a Nobel Prize.