I’ve only managed 5 on this list: The Twenty Science Fiction Novels that Will Change Your Life. I’ve particularly missed most of the ones less than 10 years old, except for Cryptonomicon. How about you lot? Plus: what would you… Read More ›
Linguistics question: Pluralising proper-noun exemplars?
I have a linguistics question for y’all. Plucked from the WA election commentary last night: “… electorates such as the Forrestfields, the Wanneroos, the Albanys…” (These three are some of the closest contests.) The obviously-singular proper nouns are turned into… Read More ›
Web to Schlaflyites for Palin: no, you no can haz memory hole
Deleting that Palin post won’t make those questionnaire answers go away, Eagle Forum Alaska. Welcome to the world of googlecache and screensave. Palin is ignorant of basic historical facts on at least one question that she does understand (#11), and… Read More ›