Pedant at work

Thinking back to Wayne Booth’s essay, ‘The Rhetorical Stance,’ here’s a great example of the pedant corruption:

Note: this video is meant to be full of unintelligible jargon! For the history of the Turboencabulator, check out its Wikipedia entry and also the “It’s all Geek to Me” blog entry by Eric Albertson at Duarte.Com.


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One response to “Pedant at work

  1. Spencer Rapin

    Didn’t he just step in for a sound check and make everything up off the top of his head? Thats why they laughed at the end I think.

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