[Ads-l] "theoretical computer scientist"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Sep 22 16:25:07 EDT 2016


> On Sep 22, 2016, at 4:06 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The headline reads:
> "NYU theoretical computer scientist among seven MacArthur 'genius' grant
> winners in New York"
> 
> It just feels so wrong...
> DanG

Any worse than "historical linguist" or, my favorite, "three-valued logician"?

LH
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