LotR (was Re: reviews (but not of MC))

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sun Dec 14 18:48:49 EST 2003


On Sunday, December 14, 2003, at 12:33 PM, Jon Noble wrote:

>
> --- Otter Perry <ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com>   My
> degree is in
>> hair-splitting,
>> incidentally.]
>
> There has been TV comedy series (Rik Mayall's "Believe
> Nothing") in which one of the characters is Professor
> of Pedantics, in early episodes she often pulled
> people up over minor technicalities. I thought that
> would be a wonderful degree to do.

Mmm.  This is the definition of a pedant:  one who makes
distinctions you think unnecessary.  That is, one is never
oneself a pedant.  The distinctions one makes oneself
are _always_ important.

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