free login william hill my rewards_login bonus betway jackpot bonus_login bonus cricket bookies tips https://www.google.com//c95/take-metaphorical-shot/ Got a question? Ask a nerd! Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:11:37 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 By: The League of Nerds https://www.google.com//c95/take-metaphorical-shot/#comment-22736 Sat, 10 Dec 2016 02:43:47 +0000 /c95/?p=1090685#comment-22736 Haha, it’s “Then I remember my Eliza’s expecting me / Not only that, my Eliza’s expecting!” Usually people use syntactic ambiguity by adding something to the end to change how the grammar of the sentence is interpreted (like the old Groucho Marx joke “I once shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas I’ll never know,” where you have to go back and reinterpret who “in my pajamas” is modifying). The Eliza line is the only time I’ve ever seen it done by going back and removing something, which is pretty rad.
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By: Morgan Pierce https://www.google.com//c95/take-metaphorical-shot/#comment-22692 Wed, 07 Dec 2016 07:06:03 +0000 /c95/?p=1090685#comment-22692 Would be interested in knowing which example of syntactic ambiguity is your new favorite :)

— A longtime Hamilton fan and new Language Nerd fan

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