Here are a few more of our favorite things people have said about Speculative Grammarian over the years, collected wild on the internet, or domesticated in email.
Q50. Wow. That’s... beautiful and horrible at the same time.
Q48. Ahhhh. Make it stop.
Q47. That hurt both my eyes and my head.
Q46. Viccesnek van álcázva, de már a címe is nagyon provokatív.
Q45. ‘Highly respected.’
Q44. Fun with nerdy humor!
Q43. It’s a reprint of Lingua Pranca from 1978, but it’s still funny as hell.
Q42. If anyone wants to look at linguistic sillyness, I would suggest Speculative Grammarian.
Q41. ‘For your reading gladness’ This phrase aptly describes my experience of SpecGram. I totally love it.
Q40. We at the LINGUIST List enjoy your humorous site and have spent no little time browsing around it.
Q39. This is a site which has kept me entertained for hours and hours on end. ‘Tis particularly suitable for long working days with nothing to do.
Q38. Linguistics (noun, singular): The alleged discipline professed by anyone whom Speculative Grammarian amuses.
Q37. I’m always glad to find some new scholarship I had previously missed.
Q36. Descriptivists fight back! With ABSURDISM!
Q34. My qod that site is brilliant!
Q33. A sort of Mad Magazine for linguistics.
Q32. Speculative Grammarian ... promises some dandy satirical linguism!
Q31. Speculative Grammarian [is] a sort of parody on grammatical research.
Q30. I was getting worried... but I wonder, if there really is something more behind it!!!??? And who is the satire for??? Many questions.
Q28. For all those with a passing interest in linguistics, I recommend the wit and silliness of Speculative Grammarian magazine.
Q27. Honestly, where do people find the time? This stuff is hilarious!! Check out the letters to the editor in particular.
Q26. Speculative Grammarian ... is the best online linguistics magazine ever.
Q25. This one is for linguists, and lovers of language and the utterly, sublimely ridiculous. One of my favourite spots on the internet.
Q24. Oooh, found a great website for you language freaks with a sense of humor.
Q23. I think there are a fair share of geeks ... who will sickly enjoy it as much as I.
Q22. Gosh, Speculative Grammarian is a hoot.
Q21. Go, enjoy, but don’t say I didn’t warn you you might get your brains addled.
Q20. How did I ever live without it?
Q19. Check out this parody of abstruse linguistics at its most absurd. A brilliant satire.
Q18. Read it and laugh.
Q17. Satirical linguistics. Bravo!
Q16. These are very funny people!! Little snorts and chuckles sneak up on you at every turn.
Q15. If you’ve ever struggled through some dusty collection in the periodicals room in a desperate last-
Q14. Speculative Grammarian ... appears to be to linguistics what the Annals of Improbable Research is to other sciences.
Q13. Philological madness!
Q12. I think it’s not just hilarious but actually instructive.
Q11. Daring innovative theories in the linguistic field.
Q10. ‘Counterpoint: Why Linguistics Doesn’t Care’ got me all hot and bothered in my language centre. Oh, my very sensitive Wernicke’s Area. Oh, oh my.
Q9. Speculative Grammarian tackles the important issues in linguistics
Q8. The best thing about my SpecGram discovery is that it feels like learning, but not the kind that makes my phonological system strain and my brain implode.
Q7. What can you do with a degree in Linguistics, you ask? Play the game and find out!
Q6. Besides being wonderful dorky nostalgia, it’s actually quite funny/
Q5. Vittig om lingvistikk! Sjekk ut denne siden for å få deg en god latter.
Q4. Linguists: This is funny!!! ... I laughed.
Q3. Ever read Speculative Grammarian? If you did not read Speculative Grammarian yet, give it a try...
Q2. Hey! This site amuses me. Ah, the trials of choosing your own career in Linguistics. Pretty funny stuff.
Q1. Twenty Special Forms of Rhetoric is the funniest thing I’ve read for, oh, about a week.