Famous CBB Quotes Thread

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Salmoneus wrote: 22 Jun 2022 18:43 [hence why 99.999% of classical musicians are in 'cover bands' by pop standards; of course, so are most pop musicians, they just hush up the name of their songwriter and hope people will assume they wrote it]
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kiwikami wrote: 30 Jun 2022 21:59 The actual semantic roles of those arguments depend on:
 - Whether the verb agrees for one or two arguments (i.e. is "intransitive" or "transitive")
 - Whether the verb is volitional or non-volitional
 - Whether the verb has an incorporated axis marker
 - Whether I've had coffee this morning
 - Probably the number of times a butterfly in Thailand flapped its wings last Tuesday
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Salmoneus wrote: 07 Jul 2022 01:16 The main difference historically is that agriculturalists are violent, whereas pastoralists are psychopaths.
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Salmoneus wrote: 03 Aug 2022 18:14 The wikipedia page explicitly uses "symmetrical voice" as a synonym for "Austronesian alignment, the Philippine-type voice system or the Austronesian focus system".

This is stupid. However, not being a linguist, I don't know whether it's "random wikipedia editor" stupid, or "current linguistic fashion" stupid.
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clawgrip wrote: 01 Jun 2015 12:47 It's like worrying that you may stabbed to death by Tina Turner. Not impossible, but not worth wasting time thinking about it.
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