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Cartoon Theories of Linguistics
Part ζ—Physics vs. Physics Envy

Phineas Q. Phlogiston, Ph.D.
Unintentional University of Lghtnbrgstn

Introductions are superfluous for those who have been keeping up.

Now, to the heart of the matter, in which we discuss the long-recognized but little-discussed travesty of unconfidence in our field of study:

Up next: Diachronic vs Synchronic.

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