Saturday, May 28, 2005

Boil 1.37

Time travel and extended grammar. Clutching at last straws in hope for Cultural Studies:

The major problem is quite simply one of grammar, and the main work to consult in this matter is Dr Dan Streetmentioner's Time Traveller's Handbook of 1001 Tense Formations. [...] Most readers get as far as the Future Semi-Conditionally Modified Subinverted Plagal Past Subjunctive Intentional before giving up. The Hitchhiker's Guide skips lightly over this tangle of academic abstraction, pausing only to note that the term 'Future Perfect' has been abandoned since it was discovered not to be.


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