A professor of linguistics was giving a lecture about double negatives he " in some languages double negative means positive but in others double negative means still means negative , but there is no such thing as double positive meaning negative"
A student from the back was heard shouting "y...
An MIT linguistics professor was lecturing his class the other day...
"In English," he said, "a double negative forms a positive. However, in some languages, such as Russian, a double negative remains a negative. But there isn't a single language, not one, in which a double positive can express a negative."
A voice from the back of the room piped up, "Yeah, rig...
How did the linguistics professor punish the late student?
He gave him a harsh sentence.
NSFW During a Linguistics lecture today, the teacher demonstrated how nouns can be turned into verbs;
for example "a brush is used to brush some one". My teacher gazed around the class, asking us for another example.
In retrospect, I don't think she liked the word "fist".
I asked my friend if he preferred prescriptive or descriptive linguistics....
...he said, "It's **pro**scriptive".
The Pope Dies and Goes to Heaven
The Pope dies and, naturally, goes to heaven. He's met by the reception committee and, after a whirlwind tour is told that he can enjoy any of the myriad recreations available.
He decides that he wants to read all of the ancient original text of the Holy Scriptures, and spends the next eo...
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At the dinner table..
Dad: So how's college these days, kid? what classes are you taking?
Kid: Intro to linguistics. Ugh, it's a shitty course.