A bunch of condescending pedants

Via Tim McDaniel, this Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: (Maybe I should create a new postings category Stereotypes of Linguists.) The professor believes that all pedants are condescending, so that condescending pedant is a redundant, pleonastic, phrase. But quite likely the student intends condescending to be a appositive rather than intersective modifier (see the pilotless drone … Continue reading A bunch of condescending pedants