Thursday, September 13, 2007

I absolutely couldn't fail to disagree more

Young Eric tries to measure up in academic-speak and gets all tied up in postive, negative knots.

It’s certainly not unimpressive that Alex had apparently learned to associate the quoted string of words above with being put back in his cage for the night.

3 comments:

Eric said...

WTF you? It's clear that what I meant was "it's impressive enough" -- not quite as strong as "it's impressive", hence the two negations (which cancel each other out).

Ed Keer said...

Oh if it were only the two negations I wouldn't have mentioned it. But there's certainly and apparently thrown in for good measure. Tha's some serious Chomskyan rhetoric there my friend.

Eric said...

On the premiere of Bionic Woman tonight: "You're not entirely uncharming."

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