In landmark decision, Supreme Court rules that guns don't kill people
robert.lawless at wichita.edu
Sat Jun 28 17:50:54 UTC 2008
Believe it when it comes from Scalia. He is one of the worse jerks in a
government of jerks.
Ronald Kephart wrote:
> On 6/28/08 1:58 AM, "Dennis Baron" <debaron at illinois.edu> wrote:
> Always ready to insult those who disagree with his
> interpretations, J. Scalia called the linguistic analyses
> supporting the D.C. law “unknown this side of the looking glass
> (except, apparently, in some courses on Linguistics)” and “worthy
> of the mad hatter”
> Dennis, Did he really say this? Do we really get this little respect?
> Damn! No wonder my students don’t believe me when I tell them AAVE is
> a perfectly normal form of language. It’s so weird that when I first
> read your post I thought it was satire... Then I actually looked at
> the brief.
> As I often say: We’re all doomed.
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