Saturday, May 12, 2012

Linguistics joke

Thanks to a non-linguist, Celia Boone, for this.

6 comments:

Unknown said...

The future wasn't so much tense, but moody.

Eugene said...

I don't mean to be "Unknown." but the Blogger comment posting system is funky.

Anonymous said...

I found the joke lacking in certain aspects.

Eugene said...

OK.
Progressive Aspect was still drinking after Perfect Aspect had finished.

Monica said...

good one

Eugene said...

Thanks, Monica.
There are more aspect jokes one could make here (Iterative, Habitual and so on) but I don't want to just keep on making them; it would look like I can't stop.