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OMFG OGMF

(via Language Log) Linguistic hip hop from SFU. Pure, nerd, gold.

You down wit S O V?
yeah, you me know
from the CP to the DP I flow
know this, though, I make no apology for my zeal
from etymology to phonology
it’s a quality that consumes all o me constantly
like a blank sentence, solemnly

We’ll do the same with the plosives
We’ll burn through the glides like we’re corrosive
but I’m heartfelt and emotive, listening to your vowels
when we’re through with gentle ones we’re movin on to howls
hooting like owls cause I’m a linguistic freak
“oh you’re a linguist, eh? how many languages do you speak?”