Beverley, linguists are a pretty weird group too. But in that case, sometimes you might finding yourself in a race to be the weirdest. Needless to say, linguistics parties are strange places.
I thought flapjacks seemed like an appropriate insult that wouldn't get me banned
You see, John, that's one of about 2 jokes in all of linguistics, and the other one is pointing out that we only have 2 jokes...
The past the present and the future walked into a bar. It was tense.