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“Linguists do it” jokes, courtesy of the University at Buffalo Linguistics Department. (Bolded ones were my contributions to the board.)
Statisticians do it normally
Neurolinguistics do it in their heads
Chomskians do it minimally
Agents do it to their Patients with their Instruments
Sociolinguists do it with class
The horse raced past the barn does it in a garden
Reduplication does it does it
Syntacticians do it with trees
Descriptivists say how others do it
OT does it on a table
Documentary linguists do it in the field
HPSG does it without movement
Semanticists do it with meaning
Phonologists do it without meaning
Prescriptivists tell you how to do it
MVS does it with everything
Pragmaticists do it politely
Ellipsis does…
Saussure does it symbolically
ASL does it with hands
Colorless green ideas do it furiously
Sentiment analysis does it with feeling
Isolates do it by themselves
Formants do it with frequency
Transformational Grammar does it with (covert) movement
Phoneticians do it with moving articulators
A wug does it. Now there are two of them. Two _______ do it.
MRS does it again and again, but only as often as needed.
Semanticists do it with every farmer and his donkey.
Piraha doesn’t do it.
Sociolinguists do it with variation
Mesospace does it with toy animals
Grice does it with Quality and Manner, in Quantity and with Relevance
Formal semanticists do it with models

Labovians do it on the fourth floor of Macy’s.
Syntacticians do it with binding. 
Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo into doing it. 
Tumblinguists do it with feels.

    lesserjoke:

    “Linguists do it” jokes, courtesy of the University at Buffalo Linguistics Department. (Bolded ones were my contributions to the board.)

    • Statisticians do it normally
    • Neurolinguistics do it in their heads
    • Chomskians do it minimally
    • Agents do it to their Patients with their Instruments
    • Sociolinguists do it with class
    • The horse raced past the barn does it in a garden
    • Reduplication does it does it
    • Syntacticians do it with trees
    • Descriptivists say how others do it
    • OT does it on a table
    • Documentary linguists do it in the field
    • HPSG does it without movement
    • Semanticists do it with meaning
    • Phonologists do it without meaning
    • Prescriptivists tell you how to do it
    • MVS does it with everything
    • Pragmaticists do it politely
    • Ellipsis does…
    • Saussure does it symbolically
    • ASL does it with hands
    • Colorless green ideas do it furiously
    • Sentiment analysis does it with feeling
    • Isolates do it by themselves
    • Formants do it with frequency
    • Transformational Grammar does it with (covert) movement
    • Phoneticians do it with moving articulators
    • A wug does it. Now there are two of them. Two _______ do it.
    • MRS does it again and again, but only as often as needed.
    • Semanticists do it with every farmer and his donkey.
    • Piraha doesn’t do it.
    • Sociolinguists do it with variation
    • Mesospace does it with toy animals
    • Grice does it with Quality and Manner, in Quantity and with Relevance
    • Formal semanticists do it with models

    Labovians do it on the fourth floor of Macy’s.

    Syntacticians do it with binding. 

    Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo into doing it. 

    Tumblinguists do it with feels.

     
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