Friday, 25 July 2008
Detecting academic impostors

From XKCD, h/t David Thompson:

Posted on 07/25/2008 9:53 AM by Mary Jackson
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25 Jul 2008
Send an emailPaul Blaskowicz

Linguistics:

"Ah, so does the Manchu-Tugus sub-branch of the Alteic family,  with its agglutinative morphology and active ergativity indicate some long-forgotten contact with speakers of proto-esperanto?"
 
"Er:  I think so."


25 Jul 2008
Send an emailArtemis

A post-modernist de-constructionist automated text generator:

http://www.elsewhere.org/pomo/



25 Jul 2008
Mary Jackson

Artemis - I've seen that before; in fact it features in my article here, which you may like. I use the word "like" in its post-Lacanian, ubertextual sense. I use the word "sense" in the manner of neo-Foucauldian meta-discourse.



25 Jul 2008
Send an emailArtemis

I've been nerthwarted?