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top categories: mongolian (4), weirdness (3), music (3), gradschool (3), science (3)

most quoted with: Jonathan North Washington (4), other (1), professors (1)

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[link] heard: 12 April 2012
[edit] added: 13 April 2012

"The Spanish speakers are all like ‘it's close enough—we'll just make a little phonological conversion chart: «insert a bunch of /ʒ/ and /ão/»’"

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[link] heard: 7 February 2012
[edit] added: 7 February 2012

"Now, you know what would make this sound African, is you put those pumpkin seeds in that basket thingy."

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[link] heard: 1 October 2011
[edit] added: 22 February 2012

"There's only three themes in Bluegrass anyway: death, bad love, and for some reason retail."

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[link] heard: 10 March 2011
[edit] added: 10 March 2011

"I touch things and their technological valence goes back a decade. Like one time, I got into a tractor and it turned into a plough. I make Priuses disappear."

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[link] heard: 25 February 2011
[edit] added: 25 February 2011

"Neuron - check, Pyscho-neuron - X,.... ‘Hey, this looks like it was graded by a folklorist!’"

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[link] heard: 10 February 2011
[edit] added: 10 February 2011

"It's like he's the movie Speed, but a Mongolist."

If he doesn't leave the celebration early, he'll...?
movies, mongolian, analogies, fire, badness
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[link] heard: 11 December 2010
[edit] added: 11 December 2010

me: "it's completely predictable"

me: "which isn't what most linguists would expect"

Baatar: "or isnt what they would predict"

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[link] heard: 3 December 2010
[edit] added: 3 December 2010

"I ego-attach a little bit to Mongolia: I'm jaded and I drink a lot. The good things about Mongolia."

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[link] heard: 29 November 2010
[edit] added: 29 November 2010

"He lost my attention so fast, it actually made a noise."

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[link] heard: 5 November 2010
[edit] added: 5 November 2010

"That's why British people hate us:"

[effects RP]

"‘None of your rich people are posh.’"

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[link] heard: 5 November 2010
[edit] added: 5 November 2010

"Anthropology's just racist folklore."

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[link] heard: 1 November 2010
[edit] added: 1 November 2010

Baatar: "It says here that the republican candidates were going ‘reverse trick-or-treating’."

me: "What does that mean?"

Baatar: "They call it ‘trick-or-campaigning’. But it should be ‘trick and campaigning’."

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[link] heard: 18 October 2010
[edit] added: 18 October 2010

[Baatar opens New Testament]

"‘G-d’, ‘G-d’, ‘G-d’, ‘Man’, ..‘Zeus’?!"

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[link] heard: 17 September 2010
[edit] added: 17 September 2010

Baatar: "I wonder what happened."

Jonathan: "They're probably just being Central Asians."

Baatar: "Yeah, they'll show up really late."

Jonathan: "‘We'll be there on Monday.’"

Baatar: "Yeah, but they wouldn't say that."

Jonathan: "Yeah, they'd probably came up with some excuse."

Baatar: "They'll just show up three days later on their microbus and say, ‘We couldn't cross river.’"


Baatar: "‘We made good time across Russia, but then we got to the Atlantic.’"

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[link] heard: 28 January 2010
[edit] added: 28 January 2010

"It's not a real conflict; it's a scholarly conflict."

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[link] heard: 26 January 2010
[edit] added: 26 January 2010

Чулуун: "Okay, so the second group will just be two lines behind the entire song. Does that make sense?"

[everyone nods]

Чулуун: "Okay, so, first group? Second group?"

[pause while everyone looks around]

Багш: "Баатар!"

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[link] heard: 25 January 2010
[edit] added: 25 January 2010

"Yeah, someone's throwing lemon harangue pies at me."

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[link] heard: 25 October 2009
[edit] added: 24 October 2009

"Okay, here's one of my stories about moonshine. So I have this uncle named Sam, and he's married to a French woman..."

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