Begging the Oxymoron

The Whisper of Elitist Whorfianism Is an Awful Sound, particularly when the “original” meaning you defend is incorrect; particularly particularly when the incorrect meaning you’re defending as the Last Noble Carrier of Such Meaning in Human Thought is already covered by another, equally apt phrase; particularly particularly particularly when your Chicken Little language schtick has been so overdone that you must defend yourself against strawmen springing up from its corpse.

The L.A. Times needs some funnier commentators, stat.

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