Anyway, as a result of the weirdly small world of linguistics, J. often ends up at conferences with people who know my dad—and at the last one she went to, she had the following conversation:
J.: Oh, yeah, I know Bob Ladd. I stayed at his house once.So there you have it, folks. Plethoric pundigrions: entertaining a small handful of linguists since 2006.
PERSON: OMIGOSH. You know Bob Ladd?
PERSON: His son has a hilarious blog.