Every holiday season, countless linguists have their celebrations ruined by thoughtless gifts given by clueless loved ones. They say it’s the thought that counts, but we know that’s only true if that thought is accompanied by at least some tiny semblance of awareness of a linguist’s hopes, dreams, and aspirations.
We could try to explain those hopes and dreams and aspirations to you
We’ve dedicated decades to bringing humor and laughter to linguists of all stripes, by making fun of all of them. You don’t have to know whether your linguist is an applied socio-
Give the gift that says, “I may not understand what you do, my dear linguist, but I still want you to be happy!”
Send your friends and family one of the images below so they get the hint. (More will be added through the rest of 2013, just in case your friends and family are a little thick.)
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• If you know you're just going to have to take care of it yourself, check out 2015’s Hey Linguists!
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