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This goes double for Ada-inspired VHDL, which is largely superceded by the C++-inspired Verilog

I don't think I need to explain why this infuriates me

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Sometimes you just look at Ada and go "man I wish there was more of this"

hashtag someone please throw noam chomsky into a woodchipper

gonna make isnoamchomskydeadyet.org so we can all keep tabs on this motherfucker and celebrate forever once he's done fucking up everything he fucking touches

like i was fucking joking about this being like explanations of monads but this page is legit giving me "it's just endofunctors in the category of monoids!" vibes

look at this

LOOK AT THIS

THE THING ITS TRYING TO TALK ABOUT IS SOMETHING I UNDERSTAND VERY FUCKING WELL

AND YET THIS MAKES AS MUCH SENSE TO YOU AS IT DOES TO ME

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jesus fucking christ what the absolute fucking hell is this goddamn article

this is fucking undecipherable despite having a pretty decent understanding of a lot of linguistics

like this is just fucking nonsense greek to me

it could be explained and understood way easier with the more traditional tools linguistics has but chomsky just went "what if we overcomplicated this with pseudo-mathematics looking complete and utter bullshit"

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c-command is that one anime where they fight in the shadow realm to get money by summoning girl with no vowels in their names via magical credit cards right?

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here's a good start

like look at this shit how is this fucking linguistics this looks like what happens when someone tries to explain what a monad is lmao

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that one meme thats like "look at what mathematicians want you to believe!" and it includes all kinds of complicated looking math stuff but for generative grammar

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generative grammar aka "what if we combined evopsych and formal logic and then decided that the results described every single human language 100% universally even down to the biological structures in the brain"

tfw you're definitely not just a bullshitting white man who failed upwards into his position

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i was today years old when i learned that chomsky has literally compared himself to galileo when confronted with the blatant and massive foundational issues with his linguistic theories

i think dentists should fix my teeth for free because like half the reason theyre in suhc a bad state is because like 3 dentists fucked up really bad

I FORGOT IT WAS ACTUALLY THE BOFA WEASEL IM SORRY

COUNTER SOCIAL GUY STILL HASN'T DINE ANYTHING GOOD NVM

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Remember when the fucking bofa guy released a bunch of police documents and it's like the only actually decent thing he's done?

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