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WTF is “the post”?

20 April, 2011
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Timothy Gowers on why people in Britain should vote to change their current voting system.

Hat-tip to Alistair Bird, for pointing out that somewhere in the post, Gowers all but asks (rhetorically) “WTF is the post?”. I look forward to the day when one of his research-oriented posts observes that “some m**herf***ers are always trying to ice-skate uphill”

Also, I like to think that the author of The Complete Plain Words would approve of one of his descendants giving a bad and stale metaphor a good kicking.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Zwingli permalink
    23 December, 2011 8:14 pm

    I’m gonna send your math department head an email.
    Look at your language and a professor.
    I will also send an email to the provost of U Sask.

    [I decided to let the comment through, in the interests of free speech and all that. I would advise you not to waste my department head’s time, nor that of our provost; but if you insist on it, I expect that you will also be contacting the head of DPMMS to complain about the language used in Gowers’s original post? — YC]

  2. Zwingli permalink
    23 December, 2011 8:23 pm

    Your posts are saved and sent.

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