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Did the NYT link to us again or something?


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:26 PM
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Not to my knowledge.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:29 PM
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2: Huh.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:39 PM
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"peripatetized" is indeed somewhat fun to say.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:40 PM
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"louch"?


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:42 PM
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Did you use all 50? I'm assuming you did. If so, well done! If not, well, nice try!


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:44 PM
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I did. Though as you noticed I misspelled one. Thanks.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:45 PM
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If is of course

If I'm going to read this whole thing, I need a better entry point than this.


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:47 PM
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The joke being that the post read like any other Nosflow post at first.


Posted by: David Weman | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:48 PM
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My first thought upon reading this was . . . that the first word is a typo.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:48 PM
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Sorrrrrry. I was in a hurry! At least I fixed the "write"/"right" mistake before anyone mentioned it.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 4:52 PM
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Highly oulipian of you (even though the NYer doesn't think that "oulipian" requires glossing).


Posted by: jim | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:36 PM
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Eric Ambler wrote a fun little essay on the word "louche." I wonder whether that essay is somehow the source of the Times' fondness for it.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:40 PM
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I received a mailing today, addressed "Especially for: Mr. Nick S" that reads, in part,

Dear Mr Nick S
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Coincidentally or not, my most recent magazine purchase was a renewal of my New Yorker subscription.
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Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:44 PM
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15: The New Yorker makes NickS feel like a natural woman.


Posted by: Flippanter | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:47 PM
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The first sentence seemed like a model of unintentional irony, but perhaps they know me better than I know myself . . .


Posted by: NickS | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:48 PM
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tl;dr


Posted by: Hamilton-Lovecraft | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:50 PM
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13:Finally, a word I don't know! Although it would be challenging to define or use correctly the words in the list, and neb is to be congratulated.

I have actually been examining the substance of the post, becoming instantly defensive when someone mentions "solipsism."


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:55 PM
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I knew who left the comment to the NYer piece before even looking.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 5:56 PM
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Against my better judgment, I renewed my NYer subscription the other day after a several-year hiatus. I'm not sure why, other than that it was cheap, and having it around may keep my wife from picking up even lower-brow trash at the grocery store.

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I have also just made a sauce meurette, which is fabulous, and have a half-pound of scapes in the fridge.
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Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:06 PM
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Garlic scapes, that is.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:07 PM
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I'll just hang out in this here thread, in case anyone has any questions.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:09 PM
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I renewed my NYer subscription the other day after a several-year hiatus

Jesus, and here I've been asking myself why I haven't renewed my Harper's subscription: does it actually not interest me that much? But it does! Yet I don't seem to miss it, really. But I do! Kind of. But not enough to do it yet, apparently, and what's up with that?

Understand that these are idle thoughts.


Posted by: parsimon | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:13 PM
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I knew who left the comment to the NYer piece before even looking.

It is not incorrect.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:19 PM
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Fungibility is why you can't bend a mushroom.


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:19 PM
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an antideluvian is used against rain, like an umbrella or an ark.


Posted by: Michael H Schneider | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:24 PM
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26: Indeed, I would go so far as to say that it is indeed correct. The peculiar use of "parlous" made the piece seem a little pathetic.

Should I sauté my scapes? I could make oeufs en meurette and use the same sauce for both. My hands smell fantastic, by the way.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:25 PM
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Indeed.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:25 PM
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Epistemology is the rash the football squad broke out in the morning after their bender


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:30 PM
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parapetetic is an architectural style characterized by a low wall at the edge of a (often flat) roof


Posted by: Michael H Schneider | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:41 PM
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feckless is when an Irishman can't get any.


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:44 PM
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A solipsist is someone who wants a tan mouth.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:44 PM
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A recondite is a priest's...an ecclesiastical...uh uh damn.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:45 PM
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Sumptuary law is a ruling on glands but I forgot which


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:47 PM
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sanguine is what England became after the great recoinage of 1816.


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:48 PM
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inchoate is what you hope you get if you don't get indeerfield


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:52 PM
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ersatz is what she puts on erzeds


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:53 PM
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The peculiar use of "parlous" made the piece seem a little pathetic.

The use itself is not incorrect either, but it is, according to the OED, rare generally and remains on solely as an English regionalism. So that might be the explanation.

Parlous acid has one fewer oxygen atoms than does parlic acid.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:58 PM
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abstruse is when they resolved the bodybuilding feud


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 6:58 PM
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A comity is something that gets stupider the more people are part of it.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:01 PM
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Before I join in the reindeer games, I just want to note that "louche" is one of my favorite words, and the verlan version, pronounced "sh-loo," is even more fun to say.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:02 PM
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naw, a sumptuary law is what prevents the Sheriff from arresting you if you claim asylum in a water filled hole


Posted by: Michael H Schneider | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:02 PM
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louche is how I likesh women


Posted by: Michael H Schneider | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:04 PM
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Atreus is nothing but open threads, open threads, open threads


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:07 PM
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An appurtenance is what kinda nance he got, ain't he?


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:08 PM
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Jms is in the zone.


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:11 PM
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"jms" wasn't on the list, halford.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:11 PM
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Profligacy is when PhDs make the beast with two backs.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:13 PM
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OT: proof that no one cares about the NHL -- I'm here at a bar (actually, Tweety's favorite bar) watching what is probably the most important and exciting hockey game in years. And I'm the only one paying even moderate attention.


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:14 PM
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A comity is something I generally like unless it has Ben Stiller or Adam Sandler.


Posted by: paranoid android | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:16 PM
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Halford, I don't know what Tweety's favorite bar is, but does that mean your on my side of town?


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:19 PM
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'
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Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:20 PM
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Yep, at Taix. Come on by, or email!


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:21 PM
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OK, done.


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:23 PM
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51: I'm at home paying moderate attention.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:32 PM
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I think Hockey is the only sport where you'd have a key player named "Maxime Talbot.". All time great name -- hopefully Pittsburgh will have a lot of 2009 babies named "Maxime."


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:33 PM
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58: It's going to be a bunch of Sidneys.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:41 PM
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Yeah, that's probably right, but also awesome. Btw as a Southern Californian I basically know nothing about hockey, but this is a great game with some serious underdogs up 2-1 (although not as great as last night's Lakers game, which had me high as a kite all day).


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:45 PM
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61: Detroit scored? I'd better go back to the TV room. I came up for 2/3rds time.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:47 PM
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Addgh, no, it's still 2-0. A mistype.


Posted by: robert hakford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 7:48 PM
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Right. Sumptuary laws impose a syntax on the acquisitive.


Posted by: Michael H Schneider | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:26 PM
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Yeah Pittsburgh. Much quieter outside than after the Super Bowl.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:29 PM
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43: I didn't know about verlan. Fascinating!


Posted by: Sir Kraab | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:31 PM
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RH: Prone to typos or psychic?


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:38 PM
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That was a good game. Bravo, Pittsburgh!

I tried to talk myself into supporting Detroit because Detroit could use some good news these days, but I just couldn't do it.


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:41 PM
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Rhode Hampshire is America's most conflicted state.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:41 PM
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I thought that was North South.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:43 PM
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Don't let's be silly.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:44 PM
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I spoke to quick about the celebratory noise. People must have had to finish their beer or something.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:44 PM
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74 is missing an 'o' at some point.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:46 PM
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Exhausted from just waching. Nothing easy.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:47 PM
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Watching, too.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:48 PM
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Wow, great game. Congrats Pittsburgh. Plus, it's so great that Boston thought that it would win in Football, Basketball, Hockey and Baseball in 2008-2009 but that 1/2 of those titles have been taken by Pittsburgh and one is about to be taken by LA. Ha ha.


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:50 PM
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The use itself is not incorrect either, but it is, according to the OED, rare generally and remains on solely as an English regionalism.

I figured that the NYer's copyediting is still scrupulous enough that the use was correct, but it read as though overreaching to impress.

Meanwhile in Philadelphia, this is quite a lively 13th inning.


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:51 PM
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Don't let's

I strongly associate this peculiar locution with the Famous Five series of novels by Enid Blyton.


Posted by: Gonerill | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 8:51 PM
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Re 79, unfortunately, the Red Sox are a very, very good team right now -- better than my Dodgers, although we have a better run differential.


Posted by: robert halford | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 9:08 PM
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Or maybe you'll simply declare the list a shibboleth of snobbery.

A snobbery of shibboleths, rather.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 9:16 PM
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Not only is "snobbery" a good term to adopt as the collective noun for shibboleth, "a shibboleth of snobbery" doesn't really make much sense.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 9:21 PM
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I'm so pissed. I watched nearly every shift of the last three Wings series. They played Pittsburgh's kind of game, all that shit along the boards, the whole sixty minutes tonight.

And I need never hear Don Cherry's voice again. That fat fuck was going on for a good three minutes about the way Crosby taped his stick. You kids out there: Look at this! Look at how he cleans up after himself!

Goddammit.


Posted by: Michael Vanderwheel, B.A. | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 9:51 PM
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I think Hockey is the only sport where you'd have a key player named "Maxime Talbot.". All time great name -- hopefully Pittsburgh will have a lot of 2009 babies named "Maxime."

What about tennis? There are male stars named "Robin Soderling" and "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga".

Maybe if you just made it "Maximetalbot" (five syllables( it would be more intimidating.


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 10:17 PM
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It's my Cup and I award it to the Chicago Wolves. Fuck a bunch of Pittsburgh and Detroit wannabes.

I don't know what I'm talking about.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 10:25 PM
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Don Cherry what?


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 10:28 PM
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And now I've fallen while skating and fucked up my wrists.

Look at this! Kids! Don't skate drunk, I tell ya!


Posted by: Michael Vanderwheel, B.A. | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 10:35 PM
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43 - Then you will enjoy this song, Jackmormon.


Posted by: RobDP | Link to this comment | 06-12-09 11:38 PM
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89 - I'm pretty sure it's this, right?

Also, is the plural of "shibboleth" really "shibboleths"? I figured it would have to be shibbolae or shibbolithim or somesuch.


Posted by: adamhenne | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 12:55 AM
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English words are generally pluralized with -s, yes.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:01 AM
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I'd heard that, yes. But you know, moose, fish, goose, mouse, octopus, thesis, analysis? And is shibboleth really English anyway?


Posted by: adamhenne | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:19 AM
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Aha, Hebrew, of course. So shibbolethim or shibbolethot? Or something? And sure, I know it's English now, but c'mon.


Posted by: adamhenne | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:23 AM
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It's English enough, especially with that meaning. The Hebrew plural would be something like "shibbolthoth," although it seems to be a hapax legomenon within the Bible so it's hard to say for sure (at least for someone with my limited Hebrew). The masculine "shibbol" seems to be considerably more common; its plural would be "shibbolim."


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:23 AM
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"Shibboltot" in modern (i.e., Sephardic) Hebrew, of course.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:26 AM
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That's more like it. Because I'm saying, every single time I go to write the plural of shibboleth, I hafta ask myself, "What's the plural of shibboleth?" Who's with me?


Posted by: adamhenne | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:34 AM
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How many times do you go to write the plural of shibboleth, though? I mean, I guess it comes up from time to time, but how often, really? And in any case, the default plural in English is definitely -s, so using -s is almost always going to at least be defensible as a choice even for obscure words of foreign origin.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:49 AM
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100!


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:52 AM
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But it's an important choice, because if you get it wrong you get slain at the passages of the Jordan.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:59 AM
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That one was a little more challenging. And now, to bed.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:59 AM
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But first, I respond to 101: Nah, the part that may or may not get you slain is at the other end of the word.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 2:00 AM
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"Shibboloth" (without the 't'), according to the Even-Shoshan dictionary.


Posted by: Unpronounceable Awl | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 3:05 AM
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best say shibbolethsh all the same


Posted by: tierce de lollardie | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 4:33 AM
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Son of Atreus? I think not.


Posted by: JRoth | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 7:01 AM
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106: I misread a family tree. How silly of me!


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107: I'm sure JRoth just didn't want to insult you by not treating you in accordance what he knew to be your very high personal standards.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 9:24 AM
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If I ran across this while grading an English 101 essay, I'd give it a C-. The dunce who wrote it would deserve the bad mark for forcing me to read the entire bloody thing. No such requirement of performance here, thank goodness.


Posted by: Regina | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:51 AM
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No such requirement of performance here, thank goodness.

You should at least "read" the link.


Posted by: Criminally Bulgur | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 12:28 PM
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74: I spoke to quick about the celebratory noise. People must have had to finish their beer or something.

Yes, apparently we were under some kind of attack last night, judging from the number of bottle rocket remains (one of which had driven itself into the ground pretty substantially) I found in the yard (my head is stuffed with a cold and we had music on so I actually only heard a little bit). I think more than other major sports championships, viewers stay tuned the Stanley Cup award and the players taking turns skating it around the ice, so the celebration is a bit delayed.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:51 PM
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Commencement liveblogging: it's hot out here in this damn regalia.

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Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 1:59 PM
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111: I heard the fireworks, but was far enough away that I don't have to do any clean-up. At least it doesn't look like Oakland got trashed (from the news, I haven't gone there). I suppose having a hockey season that goes into June helped that since the undergrads are out for the summer.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 2:02 PM
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112: Don't lock your knees!


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 2:03 PM
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Wait, you're commencing too?


Posted by: Jesus McQueen | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 2:07 PM
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The live TV news assured us that there were hundreds of thousands of police on the South Side. And didn't show any evidence that anyone other than police was on the South Side. So, the lack of undergraduates in Oakland meant there was only one flashpoint for them to worry about.


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116: I read a news report that there was only one arrest in Oakland. It was for burning a couch, so that might not even be related to the Stanley Cup.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 3:26 PM
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117: I wonder what the hell Megan was doing in Pittsburgh, but it sound like she had (m-)fun. Should we start a collection plate around to make her bail?


Posted by: M/tch M/lls | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 3:50 PM
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WRT the title of this post, I am familiar with it, as I expect most of you are, as the instruction for certain dispensing machines found in restrooms.

In one case, it had been augmented by the further advice: Repeat Until Orgasm.


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118: This couch was on the ground the whole time, so probably somebody else.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 9:24 PM
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If I ran across this while grading an English 101 essay, I'd give it a C-.

What, regardless of what topic had been set?


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 10:25 PM
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In English 101, the topic might be "Write an essay".


Posted by: Cryptic ned | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 10:50 PM
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I have literally never taken English 101.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 10:53 PM
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"Write an essay"

Well, I tried, but...


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:10 PM
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They don't look kindly on paronomasia in English 101, I bet.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:11 PM
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109 should anyway begin "If I were gradfing this as an English 101 essay" or something to that effect. One can't assign grades to just anything one comes across while grading something else.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:12 PM
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I think I've literally never taken any class numbered "101".


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:12 PM
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Likewise, now that I think of it.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:15 PM
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No wait! I think I took Art History 101, suffixed with a letter or something. God, that was an awful class.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:15 PM
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Ooh, ooh! I took German 101! (My first year or two they hadn't yet switched to the 5-digit course numbers.) And I really do know German at about a 101 level, no more, no less.


Posted by: Otto von Bisquick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:20 PM
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Is "gradfing" on the list?


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:21 PM
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Oh, shit. That's right. I did take German 101. Actually I think it was German 10100.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:23 PM
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I took Linguistics 101, and from looking at my transcript it appears that one of the freshman writing seminars I took was listed as Medieval Studies 101.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:23 PM
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132: Yeah, see I took it when it was still German 101. Ha!


Posted by: Otto von Bisquick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:25 PM
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I took German in '03-'04. Looks like the switch to 5 digits was in '01-'02? I totally do not remember that. I guess because the last two digits were always "00". (I assume we are talking about the same university.)


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:27 PM
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Is "gradfing" on the list?

I spent almost all of today walking up and down various high things in the hot sun, so this time I have an excuse.

I thought the five-digit switch was 02-03?

I took German 201 my first quarter, when two sections were offered, and then in the next quarter couldn't get into 202, of which only one section was offered for some reason, so I took Latin 205 instead. That was the beginning and end of my undergraduate German education.


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:30 PM
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I thought the five-digit switch was 02-03?

That's what I would have guessed, but here's evidence to the contrary.


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:35 PM
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Actually I think it was German 10100.

I am horribly ashamed that my first reaction to this was a binary joke.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:36 PM
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138: Mine too, and I'm not the computer science sort.


Posted by: Parenthetical | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:37 PM
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Yeah, I want to say I was there for two years of 3-digit course numbers, which would mean that '01-'02 was the first year of five digits, and a visit to the catalog website confirms that this is the case.

As for the last two digits, I believe there actually were some departments which offered non-00 courses, hence suggesting that the expanded namespace actually was useful to some. (Yup, Biological Sciences.)


Posted by: Otto von Bisquick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:39 PM
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How many people here were at the U of C around that time? I don't think I had picked up from previous threads that you were, OvB. (I just had a few moments of "wait, is OvB [person A]? no, that doesn't fit... [person B?] no..." I'm pretty sure I don't know you.)


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:48 PM
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Nosflow, you, and I, are the only ones I can think of who overlapped in undergrad, but as you know, there are plenty of others here who spent at least some time in Hyde Park. But yeah, you almost certainly don't know me. I didn't talk much in college.


Posted by: Otto von Bisquick | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:54 PM
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Chicago:Unfogged::Cornell:EotAW


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-13-09 11:56 PM
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Chicago:Unfogged::Cornell:EotAW

Heh. I guess I haven't mentioned here where I got my PhD....


Posted by: essear | Link to this comment | 06-14-09 12:00 AM
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Not that there isn't any overlap, of course.


Posted by: teofilo | Link to this comment | 06-14-09 12:05 AM
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I THINK YOU MEAN OPTIMI GENERIS


Posted by: OPINIONATED RULES OF CONCORD IN LATIN | Link to this comment | 06-15-09 3:54 AM
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No, I meant "best of the kind", not "of the best kind".


Posted by: nosflow | Link to this comment | 06-15-09 9:25 AM
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