LINGUIST List 5.1148

Wed 19 Oct 1994

FYI: Fun: NP, Sanskrita bon mot

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Message 1: Joke

Date: Mon, 10 Oct 1994 17:19:53 Joke
From: Kean Kaufmann <kaufmannacsu.buffalo.edu>
Subject: Joke

The following is due to Sheri Wells, a graduate student at Buffalo.

Q. Why did the NP cross the road?
A. To get case from the chicken.
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Message 2: Sanskrita bon mot

Date: Sun, 16 Oct 1994 16:45-EDTSanskrita bon mot
From: <Marion.KeeA.NL.CS.CMU.EDU>
Subject: Sanskrita bon mot

I forwarded the "Sanskrita" post to a non-linguist friend. His response:

> I thought the oldest language known to man was COBOL.

>--Marion

Marion Kee | All opinions are my own;
Knowledge Engineer, Center for Machine Translation | when CMU wants my opinions
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA, USA | it pays for them.
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