October 29, 2006

Two meta-snowclones

Arnold Zwicky points us to yesterday's Zippy the Pinhead:

And Jennifer Leo writes that

In the September-October 2006 issue of mental_floss, an article on animal learning included the gem that "rats have about as many ways of avoiding poison as Eskimos have of denying that myth about words for 'snow.'"

Posted by Mark Liberman at October 29, 2006 12:07 PM