Am I the only one who is annoyed that linguistic prescriptivists aren’t treated with the same level of scorn that, for example, biblical literalists and other evolution-deniers are? ‘Cause in my mind, both groups are equally anti-science.
[Picture: Background: 8-piece pie-style color split with alternating shades of blue. Foreground: Linguist Llama meme, a white llama facing forward, wearing a red scarf. Top text: “Ain’t no party like a fricative party” Bottom text: “’Cuz a fricative party don’t stop”]
submitter: My fiance (a non-linguist) came up with this joke in a dream! I was amazed.