Tags: xkcd



Monday, December 16th, 2013

xkcd: Syllable Planning

This is called expletive infixation.

I’ll always remember the “Phila-fucking-delphia” example from Steven Pinker’s The Language Instinct:

If you said “Philadel-fucking-phia”, you’d be laughed out of the pool hall.

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

xkcd: Standards

So true, it hurts.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Color Survey Results « xkcd

The wonderfully detailed analysis of a colour questionnaire.

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

xkcd - A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe

Yes, you have to be a bit of a database geek to find this funny but if you are, this is very funny indeed.