Archive for January, 2016

Bad native speakers and poor writers

January 20, 2016


This picture was taken during a seminar on theoretical semantics at the Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences 15 January, 2016.

The slide reads “Bad profiles of native speakers”. Sorry, not exactly that – “Profiles of bad native speakers”. If you want to know how they are defined, you can look at the presentation at

Disclaimer: the guy in front of the screen is not just a bad and nasty native speaker but also a poor writer and speaker.

Happy New Year 2016

January 10, 2016

Happy New Year


Happy New Year 2016! Bon appetit! You are the meal.