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  • Literally "super linguist monkeys" in German—alluding to Nietzsche's Übermensch ("super-man") and the Infinite Monkey Theorem. The Überlinguistaffen represent the ability to perform "super-human" feats of brute force language processing—like solving word puzzles or answering obscure language questions—using computational approaches.

    May 17, 2014

  • Thanks for the enthusiastic welcome!

    May 5, 2010

  • Thanks, John, for the warm welcome!

    May 5, 2010

  • Speculative Grammarian is the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics.

    May 5, 2010

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  • Woohoo! Welcome.

    May 5, 2010

  • We usually frown on people posting links prior to having contributed in any other way—99.9% of the time it's spam—but I think we can make an exception for speculative grammar. Welcome to Wordnik, spec.

    May 5, 2010

  • Speculative Grammarian is the premier scholarly journal featuring research in the neglected field of satirical linguistics.

    May 5, 2010