Chesterton “Chet” Wilburfors Gilchrist, IV
Grad Student Union Steward, United Linguistics Workers**
All names have been changed to protect the
Preterite: Chomskyans, of course, analyse syntax as entirely separate from semantics, which is why they can produce long, complex sentences that mean nothing.Keysmith: Unfortunately, this does not distinguish them from many other actors, academic or otherwise. I myself, belonging to the tribe of typologically-
informed grammar writers, am able only to produce short, simplistic sentences that mean nothing.Jargonisation: I’m very close to publicly admitting that academic writing is impenetrable not because it’s technical but because it’s easier to hide a bad idea behind drivel.
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* My Grandpapá
eavesdropping serendipitous fieldwork.
As I am not eavesdropper serendipitous fieldworker my Grandpapá is, and I don’t
** This Research is gratefully sponsored by the ULŋW Local #1729.